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Definition of "run-down" []

  • Tired and exhausted. (adjective)
  • Decrepit. (adjective)
  • Having the spring unwound. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "run-down" in a sentence
  • "It gives a run-down of the schematics and expectations people should have for the game as follows:"
  • "They meet to have anonymous, no-strings-attached sex in a mostly unfurnished, run-down apartment."
  • "The desolation, she continued, evokes certain things for certain audiences—"the opposite of luxury, the opposite of color, the opposite of comfort"—and creates a charged dynamic with the settings in the story-telling, such as a kitchen in Thomas's run-down home, a small-town cheesecake shop, and a dance hall."