HyperDic: run-down

English > 2 senses of the word run-down:
ADJECTIVEallrun-down, creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, woebegoneworn and broken down by hard use
allrun-downhaving the spring unwound
run-down > pronunciation
Soundsrah'ndaw'n
RhymesAllentown ... Youngstown: 56 rhymes with awn...
English > run-down: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWorn and broken down by hard use.
Example "a run-down neighborhood"
Synonymscreaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, woebegone
Broaderwornaffected by wear
Spanishchirriante, decrépito
English > run-down: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving the spring unwound.
Example"a run-down watch"
Broadermalfunctioning, nonfunctionalnot performing or able to perform its regular function

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