Green’s Dictionary of Slang

smashed-up adj.

also smashed
[smash n.1 (2)]

impoverished, broke.

[UK]Thackeray Vanity Fair I 246: ‘Osborne,’ will cry off now, I suppose, since the family is smashed.
[UK]A. Mayhew Paved with Gold 89: He knows so many dodges, that if the Bank of England was to buy ’em at four a penny, it ’ud be smashed up before he sold ’em half.
[UK](con. 1840s–50s) H. Mayhew London Labour and London Poor I 424/2: Two men I lodged with once, one morning hadn’t a farthing, regularly smashed up.
[UK]J. Greenwood Dick Temple II 191: ‘What word is it [...] that most aptly describes your present position?’ ‘Smashed.’.
[UK]Besant & Rice Seamy Side III 226: He’s smashed [...] smash is the meaning of that letter.
[UK]H.G. Wells Kipps (1952) 296: I mean ’e’s orf, and our twenty-four fousand’s orf too: And ’ere we are! Smashed up!