[ adjective ] worn and broken down by hard use
"a creaky shack" "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape" "a flea-bitten sofa" "a run-down neighborhood" "a woebegone old shack"
Used in print(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)
A site may be a rundown slum or a desolate piece of desert in appearance today but have excellent potentials for the future with a_little development or water .
[ adjective ] having the spring unwound
"a run-down watch"