shitcan

verb
shit·​can | \ ˈshit-ˌkan How to pronounce shitcan (audio) \
variants: or shit-can
shitcanned or shit-canned; shitcanning or shit-canning

Definition of shitcan

transitive verb

1 vulgar : to dismiss from a position : fire And most important, I want my drawings back before I get shitcanned.— Faye Kellerman This is not a party that shitcans its leader for losing one election.— Pat Martin
2 vulgar : to abandon or dispose of The cited reasons for shit-canning the project include disappointment over early dailies and problems with the campus it was being shot on.— A. A. Dowd

First Known Use of shitcan

1961, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Shitcan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shitcan. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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