down-at-the-heels

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down-at-the-heels

Having a worn out, shabby, or cheap appearance, as due to poverty or overuse. A lot of so-called hipsters try to affect a down-at-the-heels look by wearing second-hand clothing. John has been looking increasingly down-at-the-heels ever since he lost his job last year.