DE heruntergekommen
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{adjective}

1. general

heruntergekommen (also: angeschlagen)
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poor {adj.} (health)
heruntergekommen
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dilapidated {adj.} (building)
heruntergekommen
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down and out {adj.} (person)

2. "Haus, Stadt"

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decrepit {adj.} (dilapidated)
Und da steht er, mit dieser schrecklichen elektrischen Box an seinem Hinterteil in diesem fantastischen, heruntergekommenen Palast.
And there he is, with this horrible electrical box on his rump in this fantastic, decrepit palace.
(Gelächter) Es war ein warmer Tag und das Loch in der Wand war in diesem heruntergekommenen alten Haus.
(Laughter) So it was a warm day, and the hole in the wall was on that decrepit old building.

3. "Haus, Gegend"

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grotty {adj.}

4. "Haus, Restaurant, Gegend"

heruntergekommen (also: verwahrlost, vergammelt, ungepflegt, schludrig)

5. "Stadtteil"

heruntergekommen (also: vergammelt)
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seedy {adj.} (shabby)

6. "Stadtviertel"

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sordid {adj.} (squalid)

Context sentences for "heruntergekommen" in English

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GermanDie Autos waren nicht heruntergekommen, oder verbeult.
The cars they picked didn't look like ex-cop cars that were hollowed out or something.