deep–six

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verb \ˈdēp-ˈsiks\

Definition of deep–six

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to get rid of :  discard, eliminate <legislators voting to deep–six a government program>

  3. 2 slang :  to throw overboard

1952

First Known Use of deep–six

1952


DEEP–SIX Defined for English Language Learners

deep–six

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verb \ˈdēp-ˈsiks\

Definition of deep–six for English Language Learners

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


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