wipeout

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noun wipe·out \ˈwīp-ˌau̇t\

Definition of wipeout

  1. 1 :  the act or an instance of wiping out :  complete or utter destruction

  2. 2 :  a fall or crash caused usually by losing control

  3. 3 :  a total or decisive defeat :  drubbing

Examples of wipeout in a sentence

  1. The surfer had a nasty wipeout.

1921

First Known Use of wipeout

1921


WIPEOUT Defined for English Language Learners

wipeout

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noun wipe·out \ˈwīp-ˌau̇t\

Definition of wipeout for English Language Learners

  • : a sudden, violent fall by someone who is riding a bicycle, surfing, skiing, etc.

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