noun \ik-ˈspī(-ə)r-ē, ˈek-spə-rē\

: the fact of expiring

plural ex·pi·ries

Full Definition of EXPIRY

:  expiration: as
a :  exhalation of breath
b :  death
c :  termination; especially :  the termination of a time or period fixed by law, contract, or agreement

Examples of EXPIRY

  1. the expiry of the waiting period
  2. <the expiry of a great empire is always a cataclysmic event>

First Known Use of EXPIRY


Rhymes with EXPIRY


noun \ik-ˈspī(ə)r-ē, ˈek-spə-rē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ex·pi·ries

Medical Definition of EXPIRY

: exhalation of breath


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