Run-down meaning

rundoun
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The definition of run down is someone or something that is not looking good and that has become dilapidated or disheveled, often due to neglect.

An example of run down is a person who has a cold and who looks tired and worn out.

An example of run down is a house in foreclosure on which the owners haven't done any repairs for the last ten years.

adjective
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In poor physical condition, as from overwork; debilitated.
adjective
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Not wound and therefore not running, as a spring-operated clock.
adjective
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Run down means a detailed description or analysis of something.

When a senior tells a junior all about the teacher and the type of tests to expect, this is an example of a run down.

noun
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Fallen into disrepair; dilapidated.
adjective
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