Definition of beat-up in English:

beat-up

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adjective

informal
  • Worn out by overuse; in a state of disrepair.
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    • He started by getting into his beat-up old car and driving around the city going through people's garbage looking for things he could fix up and sell.
    • Although we're rattling our way along Dumbarton Road in nothing but a beat-up Ford Fiesta it really feels like we're out here cruising on the edge of the world.
    • There's a half-facetious saying there: whoever is driving the most beat-up car has right-of-way.

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