Knackered

[nak-erd]

 

1. adjective - knackered

Exhausted, dog-tired

Examples:
"You know what my love, I don't want to talk about it right now. I've been working all day, and I'm knackered. OK?"

 

2. adjective - knackered

Broken. Not working. In a state of disrepair.

Examples:
"It's no good sweet-heart. I can't meet you today. The car's knackered."

 

Note: the word 'knacker' can also be used as a noun to denote, sometimes though not always in a derogatory manner, a tinker, a traveller, a travelling man. Eg. "Darling, the knackers have set up camp in the field round the corner!"

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