wiped out


Definition of wiped out

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

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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 But during the war, Lithuania's Jewish population was all but wiped out. NBC News, "How a Chicago teacher sparked a 'memory war,' forcing Lithuania to confront its Nazi past," 4 Apr. 2021 Tommy John surgery wiped out his junior year, but Oberg came back to pitch even better as a senior and was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 2012. BostonGlobe.com, "How Rockies pitcher Scott Oberg, a Tewksbury native, is dealing with his latest setback," 3 Apr. 2021 Not only was his senior year wiped out due to COVID-19 issues in Milwaukee, but so was the summer leading up to his senior year. Mark Stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "After a year on the sidelines, Milwaukee King standout Quinton Murrell commits to Grambling State," 1 Apr. 2021 But that was wiped out on a review because of offsides. Bob Sutton, Star Tribune, "Bjorkstrand scores in SO, Blue Jackets rally past Carolina," 20 Mar. 2021 The pandemic wiped out the 2020-21 regular season, but the Seawolves are playing a few matches this spring. Anchorage Daily News, "UAA volleyball team is back in action and back in the win column," 20 Mar. 2021 But the pandemic has wiped out tourism, hitting some companies hard. Marc Bain, Quartz, "Europe is dragging down the global fashion recovery," 11 Mar. 2021 But his entire 2017 season was wiped out by a stress reaction in his rib cage. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, "Texas outfielder David Dahl playing with ‘a little more motivation’ in 2021," 8 Mar. 2021 The crop wasn’t wiped out, but it was damaged enough to reduce supplies, which could lead to higher prices in March. New York Times, "Texas Farmers Tally Up the Damage From a Winter Storm ‘Massacre’," 4 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of wiped out

1965, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of wiped out was in 1965

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3 May 2021

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“Wiped out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wiped%20out. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of wiped out

informal : extremely tired

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