cleaned out

cleaned out
1. mod. broke; with no money.
I’m cleaned out. Not a cent left.
Tom’s cleaned out. He’s broke. He’ll have to go home.
2. mod. with one’s digestive tract emptied.
That medicine really left me cleaned out.
I feel better now that I’m cleaned out.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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