deep-six

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

deep–six

transitive verb \ˈdēp-ˈsiks\

: to get rid of (something) : to no longer use or consider (something)

Full Definition of DEEP-SIX

1
:  to get rid of :  discard, eliminate <legislators voting to deep–six a government program>
2
slang :  to throw overboard

First Known Use of DEEP-SIX

1952

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