pink slip


Definition of pink slip

: a notice from an employer that a recipient's employment is being terminated

Other Words from pink slip

pink-slip transitive verb

Examples of pink slip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The provenance of Belichick possibly courting a pink slip seems to stem from comments that Patriots owner Robert Kraft made at the NFL owners meetings in March. Christopher L. Gasper,, 8 Sep. 2022 Not all of them will receive that dreaded pink slip because there is bound to be a surprise team capable of at least reaching bowl eligibility or even competing for a conference title. Scooby Axson, USA TODAY, 26 Apr. 2022 Kourtney Kardashian stepped out this past weekend in Los Angeles in an itty-bitty bubblegum pink slip dress. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 11 July 2022 The most recent pink slip was handed to him last October, by the Warriors. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, 26 June 2022 What’s often framed merely as an economic story is also a social and emotional one: With one pink slip, a lifetime of desires — including, simply, the desire to be desired — can feel out of reach. Baltimore Sun Staff, Baltimore Sun, 20 June 2022 Despite a campaign to save her job, Coonley Elementary librarian Nora Wiltse received a pink slip Friday after 14 years at the North Center school. Tracy Swartz, Chicago Tribune, 10 June 2022 Hired as an assistant coach in Providence by then-GM Peter Chiarelli in 2008, Cassidy was employed by the Bruins for nearly 14 years prior to Monday’s pink slip. Globe Staff,, 8 June 2022 But a pink slip from WEA ultimately led Price to rosier days with Barden Cablevision, which also reconnected him with sports, including his beloved Tigers. Scott Talley,, 8 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of pink slip

1904, in the meaning defined above

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25 Sep 2022

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“Pink slip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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