pink slip

noun

Definition of pink slip

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

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Examples of pink slip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Wednesday, the singer and mogul stepped out with boyfriend A$AP Rocky in New York City, wearing a hot pink slip dress by Dior and matching necklaces, paired with Tom Ford gold heeled sandals and an embellished shoulder bag by Fendi. Frances Solá-santiago, refinery29.com, 25 June 2021 For the fun evening, Rihanna rocked a bright pink slip dress with spaghetti straps and a thigh-high slit along with gold open-toe strappy heels. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 24 June 2021 School clerk Deanna Myron, who publicly spoke about the need to accommodate educators with medically vulnerable household members got a pink slip as well as teacher assistant Willie Cousins, said Sharkey. Karen Ann Cullotta, chicagotribune.com, 22 June 2021 While Cyrus fans were thrilled to see her name on that pink slip of paper, the name above hers was definitely a shock to people on Twitter: SpaceX and Tesla CEO, Elon Musk. Glamour, 24 Apr. 2021 The franchise would have to cut someone to make room on the 17-player roster, and Smailagic would be the most likely candidate to get the pink slip after playing only 152 minutes in 1½ years (13 minutes this season). Rusty Simmons, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 Mar. 2021 Okerblom signed over the pink slip and filled out of the Notice of Transfer and Release of Liability of Form, listing his name and address, as well as Hector’s name and address. John Wilkens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Mar. 2021 The Chargers followed a few hours later, giving Anthony Lynn the pink slip. Nate Davis, USA TODAY, 4 Jan. 2021 The Chargers followed a few hours later, giving Anthony Lynn the pink slip. Nate Davis, Detroit Free Press, 4 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of pink slip

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pink slip was in 1904

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3 Jul 2021

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“Pink slip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pink%20slip. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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pink slip

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pink slip

chiefly US, informal : a notice that is given to a worker by an employer saying that the worker's job is ending

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