wiped out

adjective

Definition of wiped out

1 slang : intoxicated, high
2 : extremely tired : exhausted

Examples of wiped out in a Sentence

I am completely wiped out. felt wiped out for several weeks after getting the flu
Recent Examples on the Web Last year, Westwood helped publish a sweeping assessment of 58,497 tree species worldwide that found that nearly 30 percent are at risk of being wiped out. Sarah Kaplan, Anchorage Daily News, 14 July 2022 Wolves have been steadily returning to California after being wiped out a century ago. New York Times, 16 Mar. 2022 For the past 10 years, wolves have been steadily returning to the state after being wiped out a century ago. Los Angeles Times, 14 Mar. 2022 And the game even made its way to other European countries, before being wiped out when soccer took hold. Julia Buckley, CNN, 1 Feb. 2022 In this crazy age of Covid, when ‘staying alive’ has taken on a whole new meaning, the thought of being wiped out by an Earth-impacting comet or asteroid, seems more like the stuff of Hollywood science fiction than an immediate threat. Bruce Dorminey, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2022 But because less attention has been paid to the region, the question of whether the mammals of Africa and Arabia were similarly wiped out has been a long-running mystery. Max G. Levy, Wired, 2 Nov. 2021 The presidents of vulnerable island nations Palau and the Maldives used the opportunity to plea for the world to do more because their countries are at risk of being wiped out. The Associated. Press, Arkansas Online, 27 Oct. 2021 As Black women, coming to terms with being wiped out is one thing, but accepting it’s impossible to find ways to hold on and care for yourself is another. Essence, 14 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of wiped out

1965, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

7 Aug 2022

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“Wiped out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wiped%20out. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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