"clean out" Definition

  1. to ruin, or make bankrupt any one; to take all he has got, by purchase, chicane, or force. De Quincey, in his article on Richard Bentley, speaking of the lawsuit between that great scholar and Dr. Colbatch, remarks that the latter “must have been pretty well CLEANED OUT.” The term is very general.

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Position in the dictionary: 667 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: click, clicker, clift, cliggy, clinch, clincher, cling-rig, clipper, clipping, clock
Previous words in the dictionary: clean, clawhammer coat, class, clashy, claret, clapper, clap-trap, clap, clam, or clem, claggum

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