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I want to understand what Chandler means when he says he's maxed out after thinking he's embarrassed by his bunny costume.

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He's reached his limit or maximum. He's exhausted and therefore impervious to embarrassment (not the other way around, i.e., he's embarrassed and therefore maxed out).

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What means 'to be maxed out' at all? How and when can I use it? –  samrodriguez Apr 23 at 22:10
    
If someone is maxed out, he or she is fatigued and exhausted. After a strenuous workout, you can say "I'm maxed out, buddies! Let's get some burgers." –  Sel Apr 23 at 22:11
    
Thanks Sel that answer was great! –  samrodriguez Apr 23 at 23:40

max out:

to reach the limit of one's capacity, endurance, etc.

I think the above definition may fit, though more details about the dialogue may help to understand the context.

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