informal Use up or take all someone’s money: they were cleaned out by the Englishman at the baccarat table
More example sentences
- Spend the same amount of time and money at the slots or the tables, and you could be cleaned out.
- I think they were cleaned out of balls, gloves and any little trinket that the kids could prise out of them.
- It wasn't your fault that your wife left, cleaning you out.
Definition of clean someone out in:
- The English Synonyms