clean someone out

clean someone out
1. tv. to get all of omeone’s money. (See also cleaned out.)
The bill for supper cleaned me out, and we couldn’t go to the flick. CD The robbers cleaned out everybody on the train.
2. tv. to empty someone’s bowels. (See also cleaned out.)
That medicine I took really cleaned me out.
A couple of those little burgers will clean me out.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • clean out — verb 1. empty completely (Freq. 5) We cleaned out all the drawers • Syn: ↑clear out • Hypernyms: ↑empty • Hyponyms: ↑clinker …   Useful english dictionary

  • clean — adjective 1》 free from dirt, marks, or pollutants.     ↘attentive to personal hygiene. 2》 morally pure.     ↘not offensive or obscene: good clean fun.     ↘showing or having no record of offences or crimes.     ↘done according to the rules. 3》… …   English new terms dictionary

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