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Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • down-and-out — adj. 1. impoverished; usually implying a state of dejection as well. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. physically weak. Syn: down and out. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • down-and-out — n. a person who is destitute; as, he tried to help the down and out. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down and Out in Paris and London — For the album, see Down and Out in Paris and London (album). Down and Out in Paris and London   …   Wikipedia

  • down and dirty — adjective or adverb Date: 1967 1. unvarnished < the down and dirty truth > 2. made or done hastily ; not revised or polished < a down and dirty solution > 3. marked by or given to fierce often unscrupulous competition …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • down-and-out — adjective Date: 1901 1. destitute, impoverished 2. physically weakened or incapacitated • down and out or down and outer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • down-and-outer — noun see down and out …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Top-down and bottom-up design — Top down and bottom up are strategies of information processing and knowledge ordering, mostly involving software, but also other humanistic and scientific theories (see systemics). In practice, they can be seen as a style of thinking and… …   Wikipedia

  • knock-down-and-drag-out — knock down and drag out, knockdown dragout knockdown dragoutadj. marked by extreme violence; of fights; also used metaphorically of fierce contests; as, a knock down and drag out fight; a knockdown dragout competition for the browser market. Syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knock-down-and-drag-out — adjective see knock down, drag out …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Down — Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position; below;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down helm — Down Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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