bump off

verb
bumped off; bumping off; bumps off

Definition of bump off

transitive verb

: to murder casually or cold-bloodedly

Examples of bump off in a Sentence

these drug dealers mean business, and they'll bump off anyone who gets in their way

First Known Use of bump off

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bump off was in 1907

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Cite this Entry

“Bump off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bump%20off. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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