disappear/vanish into thin air


: to disappear completely in a way that is mysterious
The papers seem to have vanished into thin air.

Examples of disappear/vanish into thin air in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After helping guide a frustrated fashionista to leave their cheating boyfriend, Parris assisted a viewer who apparently witnessed a family of ducklings disappear into thin air in the middle of the road. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 11 Aug. 2023 To many, the snow that seemed to vanish into thin air would go unnoticed. WIRED, 29 July 2023 Prepare to relax as your concerns disappear into thin air with ease. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 12 June 2023 That sets off an obsessive hunt when Dellrayne appears to vanish into thin air off the top of a tall building after using some kind of mind control on Rourke’s law enforcement colleagues. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 May 2023 This year should be no different as WrestleMania is once again part-timer heavy, with the likes of Lita, Trish Stratus, Logan Paul and John Cena all likely to vanish into thin air following WrestleMania 39. Blake Oestriecher, Forbes, 22 Mar. 2023 These phrases catch on, are picked up by a host of people, and quickly become trite or dead as a doornail (itself a cliché) as their originality and cleverness vanish into thin air (another cliché). Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 July 2022 Village women sharing stories of abuse vanish into thin air, leaving their abusers abandoned. The New Yorker, 9 May 2022 The debt doesn’t disappear into thin air; it is transferred to others. WSJ, 6 June 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'disappear/vanish into thin air.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near disappear/vanish into thin air

Cite this Entry

“Disappear/vanish into thin air.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disappear%2Fvanish%20into%20thin%20air. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!