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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Damaged by blows or hard usage.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective : a beat-up old jalopy
  • A fellow student describes a beat-up white Nissan truck.
  • This photo that shocked the world showed a beat-up Rihanna.
  • But he rented a beat-up Chevy King Cab and took to the road. for more
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  • You can "beat up" someone, but only a thing can be "beat-up" (in very poor condition).
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