Definition of run-down

noun : run-down

Source: WordNet 3.1

verb : run-down

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) move downward; "The water ran down" ;

  • 3. (

    ) injure or kill by knocking (someone or something) down and passing over the body, as with a vehicle ;

  • 7. (

    ) pursue until captured; "They ran down the fugitive" ;

Adjective : run-down

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) having the spring unwound; "a run-down watch" ;


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