sayonara

noun
sa·yo·na·ra | \ ˌsī-ə-ˈnär-ə , ˌsä-yə- \

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McDonald: My boldest NBA prediction: New Orleans will bid sayonara to DeMarcus Cousins. Nicholas Talbot, San Antonio Express-News, "Writers’ Roundtable: Predicting the NBA’s offseason, Becky Hammon’s future," 29 June 2018 In early May, Bayani unveiled her new menus at the Wicker Park restaurant and cocktail spot, focusing on fresh ingredients to say sayonara to winter and usher in the warmth of summer. Shelbie Lynn Bostedt, RedEye Chicago, "Rising Chicago chef on the city's best spots and bringing spring to Presidio," 7 June 2017 So say sayonara to the endless reps of crunches (although don't stop doing them altogether) and spend more time cooking up a healthy storm. CNN Underscored, "These best-selling kitchen gadgets will make healthy eating easier," 1 Nov. 2017 Happily Ever #Hashtagged, which launched in November, takes weight off engaged couples' shoulders by creating a unique hashtag specific to the lovebirds (sayonara, generic #Wedding). Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "Can't Think Of Any Wedding Hashtag Ideas? You Can Hire Someone To Do That," 1 Dec. 2016 Alarm Clocks This would be my main reason for saying a permanent sayonara to #worklife, TBH. Chelsea Peng, Marie Claire, "7 Things You Don't Miss About Corporate Life After You Leave," 16 Mar. 2016 Talk about instant gratification: Thanks to a Beverly Hills cosmetic surgeon, Angelenos can say sayonara to not just wrinkles but also to future trips to the doctor's office or medical spa. Kathryn Romeyn, Town & Country, "LA Now Has Cars Delivering Botox Injections On Demand," 9 Feb. 2017 Alarm Clocks This would be my main reason for saying a permanent sayonara to Chelsea Peng, Marie Claire, "7 Things You Don't Miss About Corporate Life After You Leave," 16 Mar. 2016 Witherspoon’s not the only person saying sayonara to her blow dryer. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, "Reese Witherspoon's Vacation Hair Trick? Air Drying on a Boat!," 21 July 2017

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First Known Use of sayonara

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sayonara

Japanese sayōnara

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The first known use of sayonara was in 1887

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