There are 2 main translations of down-and-out in Spanish

: down-and-out1down-and-out2

down-and-out1

Pronunciation /ˈˌdaʊn ən ˈˌaʊt/

See Spanish definition of vagabundo

adjective

informal
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    to be down-and-out estar en la miseria
    • We were not down and out or destitute, which is the picture some people have tried to paint.
    • It tells the story of a group of ancient, and very well preserved, martial arts masters - we're talking hundreds of years old here - living down and out on the fringes of a modern society that has passed their ways by.
    • But we should also find the E8 million needed for our down and out homeless in Britain.
    • He cares about the environment, the work situation, how you make a living, if you're down and out.
    • But as a whole, these were just people who were out of work and down and out.
    • ‘For someone who is genuinely poor and down and out and doesn't have the ability to repay their debts, there is no change at all,’ he said.
    • Then there was your courageous expose of local government in Washington, DC, worthy of comparison with the writings of your hero, Orwell, when he was down and out in Paris.
    • Now I understand that no one would choose to be down and out if they could help it, and I in no way subscribe to the ‘pull yourself up by your bootstraps’ or any other right wing ideology.
    • The parents, seemingly unconcerned for their daughter's immediate welfare, said they were down and out and could not care for the child.
    • OK, you know what, they said she was down but she's not down and out.
    • But please consider: is it really better to take chances when you're down and out, and each failure will really hurt?
    • They can accept help, too, but it's easiest for them when they feel like they're not completely down and out.
    • She did as much as she could for other family members that were down and out, helped whoever she could when she could.
    • I have no problem with giving a kid a sandwich for lunch if it helps his parents get by while they are down and out.
    • There is nothing caring about kicking those who are already down and out.
    • Everyone had a place to lay their head, and if you were down and out, there was always someone to share with you.
    • Brothers Charles and Maxon are both mentally ill and in various degrees of being down and out.
    • We are seeing, under this legislation, that that person will be down and out.
    • These weren't people down on their luck, or down and out in London; they were well dressed and outwardly clean and regular looking people in their (I guess) mid thirties.
    • It's obvious the guy is pretty much down and out but at least he should be allowed one more chance of glory.

There are 2 main translations of down-and-out in Spanish

: down-and-out1down-and-out2

down-and-out2

vagabundo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈˌdaʊn ən ˈˌaʊt/

noun

(US down-and-outer)
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    vagabundo masculine
    vagabunda feminine