: to get rid of : discard, eliminate <legislators voting to deep–six a government program>
slang : to throw overboard
First Known Use of DEEP-SIX
Related to DEEP-SIX
- cashier, cast (off), chuck, deep-six, ditch, dump, eighty-six (or 86), exorcise (also exorcize), fling (off or away), jettison, junk, lay by, lose, pitch, reject, scrap, shed, shuck (off), slough (off) also sluff (off), throw away, throw out, toss, unload
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