tapped


tapped
[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.

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  • tapped — tapped; un·tapped; …   English syllables

  • tapped — Someone who is nuts. Also, tapped in the head. Similar to the old saying touched to describe insane behavior I can t believe Carlos just went ahead and shaved off all his body hair he s tapped in the head. He s tapped …   Dictionary of american slang

  • tapped — Someone who is nuts. Also, tapped in the head. Similar to the old saying touched to describe insane behavior I can t believe Carlos just went ahead and shaved off all his body hair he s tapped in the head. He s tapped …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Tapped — Tap Tap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapping}.] [F. taper to strike; of Teutonic origin; cf. dial. G. tapp, tapps, a blow, tappe a paw, fist, G. tappen to grope.] 1. To strike with a slight or gentle blow; to touch gently; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tapped — Cumbrian Dictionary (adj tapt) stupid, mad, crazy e.g. Yoower tapped lad! = I think you are crazy …   English dialects glossary

  • tapped up — adj British See get tapped up …   Contemporary slang

  • tapped — /ˈtæpt/ (say tapt) verb 1. past participle of tap1 2. nominated: tapped for the top job …   Australian English dictionary

  • tapped — adjective in a condition for letting out liquid drawn out as by piercing or drawing a plug latex from tapped rubber trees • Ant: ↑untapped • Similar to: ↑abroach, ↑broached …   Useful english dictionary

  • tapped — tæp n. light blow, gentle knock, rap; faucet, device which regulates the flow of a liquid through a pipe; stopper, plug; removal of bodily fluid (Medicine); connection in an electrical circuit; wiretap; tool which cuts an internal screw thread v …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tapped — a. Abroach, broached, on tap …   New dictionary of synonyms