walking papers

walking papers

noun plural

—used to say that someone has been ordered to leave a place, job, etc.

Full Definition of WALKING PAPERS

:  dismissal, discharge —called also walking ticket

First Known Use of WALKING PAPERS



Next Word in the Dictionary: walking partPrevious Word in the Dictionary: walking–outAll Words Near: walking papers
March 01, 2015
macaroni Hear it
Tube-shaped pasta or a fop or dandy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears