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Definition of to the curb

to the curb

  • Broke or without money.
    Man. I was to the curb after I lost my job.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by John S. from Missouri, USA on Jun 21 1999.

  • as low as you can go. Someone who is burned-out, someone who says mean, hateful things. A bad situation.
    When she said that to me, it was to the curb.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Tissie C. from Knoxville, TN, USA on Mar 07 2000.

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Other terms relating to 'poor, poor person, homeless person':

Definitions include: without money; "broke".
Definitions include: a homeless woman.
Definitions include: very broke.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: without money, or low on money.
Definitions include: in an irreparably bad situation; "out of luck"; "screwed".
Definitions include: See also strap.
Definitions include: having been kicked out of one's residence.
Definitions include: to be sad.
Definitions include: a person who is of the red-neck, trailer trash, low morals variety.
Definitions include: broke, out of money.
Definitions include: a younger punk who is homeless or pretends to be homeless.
Definitions include: without money.
Definitions include: to lose a lot or all of one's money.
Definitions include: See chav.

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Other terms relating to 'curb':

Definitions include: to accidentally hit or run over a curb while driving a motor vehicle.
Definitions include: to beat up badly.
Definitions include: to break up with your partner.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

Other terms relating to 'to':

Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: See nine to five.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: a declaration of victory or superiority.
Definitions include: sex in which anal sex is immediately followed by fellatio.
Definitions include: to revisit one's past.
Definitions include: to go back to the beginning.
Definitions include: extreme; "all out".
Definitions include: to be vastly superior.
Definitions include: to perform an activity before someone else.
Definitions include: to be unintelligible.
Definitions include: to do.
Definitions include: more important things to deal with.
Definitions include: to kill or destroy.

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