Definition of mined-out in English:

mined-out

adjective

  • Of a mine, vein, etc.: thoroughly worked, so that further mining is impractical; exhausted of ore, etc.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Mansfield News Journal. From mined + out [preposition, interjection].

Pronunciation

mined-out

/ˌmʌɪndˈaʊt/