perish the thought

Definition of perish the thought

  1. —used to say that something will not happen or that one hopes that something will not happen What? Me help him out? Perish the thought. Who would take over as goalie if, perish the thought, he got injured?

Word by Word Definitions

perishplay
  1. :  to become destroyed or ruined :  cease to exist

    :  deteriorate, spoil

    :  to cause to die :  destroy

thoughtplay
  1. : past tense and past participle ofthink

  1. :  something that is thought: such as

    :  an individual act or product of thinking

    :  a developed intention or plan


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