Examples of wipeout in a Sentence
The surfer had a nasty wipeout.
Recent Examples of wipeout from the Web
That’s what fans have been calling for ever since Woodrum ran for two touchdowns in the wipeout of the Miami Dolphins in the second preseason game.
Tauscher compared this wipeout to the one that took out elm trees several decades ago from Dutch Elm Disease.
While some folks rode again, I was exhausted and elected to stay put rather than risk a wipeout on another run.
Jesen Therrien, a hardthrowing righthander with a wipeout slider, moved earlier this month to triple A after dominating at double A.
Republicans staved off what the press would have portrayed as a catastrophe and portent of a GOP wipeout in next year’s midterm elections.
This time around, the Socialists and their allies were on course for about 40 seats, a near-wipeout.
So his wipeout stuff was wiped out in his third start.
J.B. Bukauskas, RHP, North Carolina A dynamic strikeout artist, Bukauskas has been dominant for UNC, showcasing a 92- to 96-mph fastball and a wipeout slider.
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Definition of wipe out
Examples of wipe out in a Sentence
he didn't get his gambling under control until he had already wiped out his entire life savings
First Known Use of wipe out
wipe out Synonyms
Synonymsabolish, black out, blot out, cancel, clean (up), efface, eradicate, erase, expunge, exterminate, extirpate, liquidate, obliterate, root (out), rub out, snuff (out), stamp (out), sweep (away), annihilate
Related Wordsdecimate, demolish, destroy, devastate, ravage; dismantle, flatten, mow (down), raze, tear down; ruin, total, waste, wreck; blast, blow up, dash, dynamite, smash; atomize, consume, devour, dissolve, fragment, powder, pulverize, shatter, splinter; doom, finish, kill, kill off, terminate, zap; cancel, cut, discard, ditch, eject, excise, expel, jettison, oust, throw out
Near Antonymsconserve, preserve, protect, save; build, construct, create, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, make, manufacture, shape; fix, mend, patch, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, renew, renovate, repair, restore, revamp
WIPEOUT Defined for English Language Learners
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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