- [taept]1. AND tapped out mod. broke.□ The consumer is just about tapped. Don’t expect much buying in that sector.□ I’m tapped out. Nothing left for you or anybody else this month.2. AND tapped out mod. exhausted.□ I need a nap. I’m tapped out.□ I’ve had it. I’m tapped.3. AND tapped out mod. ruined.□ We are tapped. That really did it to us.□ The project is completely tapped out.4. mod. arrested. (As if one were tapped on the shoulder by a police officer.)□ I knew I was gonna get tapped eventually, but I just couldn’t stop stealing.□ The whole gang was tapped in a police raid.
Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.