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Browsing page 1 of words meaning to fire, dismiss (11 words total)

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  • Things
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can

adjective

noun

  • bathroom.
                                                                     

    Citation from "H.O.U.S.E. Rules", Eureka (TV), Season 1 Episode 11 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 13 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 01 2001.

  • buttocks.
    Check out the can on her!

    Last edited on Jul 22 2002. Submitted by T. S. from St Louis, MO, USA on Jul 22 2002.

  • a breast. Usually used in the plural.
    Nice cans, hon.
    Did you see the size of the cans on that waitress?!
    Check out those cans!
    His sister has nice cans.

    Last edited on Feb 15 2019. Submitted by John O. from Algonquin, IL, USA on Oct 07 2004.

  • a headphone. Used in the plural, to refer to headphones.

    Hypothesis for etymology: From "Desperates", Cockney rhyming slang from the cartoon character Desperate Dan. He was a huge, amiable but very stupid man with a large chin whose favorite food was cow pie, complete with horns and tail poking out of the piecrust.

    Last edited on Feb 15 2019. Submitted by Jill G. from Westminster, London, UK on Apr 09 2005.

  • toilet.
    He's on the can.

    Last edited on Aug 26 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

  • a jail; prison; confined room; jail cell.

    Last edited on Jan 30 2016. Submitted by Chuck S. on Jan 30 2016.

  • a spray paint.

    Last edited on Jan 30 2016. Submitted by Chuck S. on Jan 30 2016.

  • a silencer.

    Last edited on Jan 30 2016. Submitted by Chuck S. on Jan 30 2016.

verb - transitive

  • to dismiss ("fire") from a job.
    Your boss is gonna can you if you don't show up tomorrow.
                                                                 

    Citation from "Death Has a Shadow", Family Guy (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (1999) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 28 2011. Submitted by Nina R. from Shorewood, WI, USA on May 15 2004.

  • to stop speech, visible emotion, etc.
                                                                                                 

                                                                                                       

    Citation from "The Unusual Suspects", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 10 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                          

                               

    Citation from "Iced, Iced Babies", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 6 (2006) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Apr 16 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 22 2013.

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dumbsize

verb - ambitransitive

  • to reduce the number of people employed in an organization or company to the point that there are no longer enough to carry out the work effectively. From "dumb" + "downsize".

    Last edited on Mar 21 2011. Submitted by Dick Wright-Upham from Wellington, New Zealand on Jan 03 2011.

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get the pink slip

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sack

noun

  • testicles. Sentence implies to be masculine and not feminine.
    Get a sack and go ask her out.
    • See more words with the same meaning: testicles.

    Last edited on Nov 12 2001. Submitted by Hoss C. from Montrose, CO, USA on Nov 12 2001.

  • a bag containing illegal drugs.
    I'll buy a sack.
    Can I get a $20 sack?

    Last edited on Jun 19 2010. Submitted by Theodor C. on Jan 22 2002.

  • bed, in the phrase "hit the sack."

    Last edited on Apr 11 2019. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 31 2009.

verb - transitive

  • to dismiss from a job; "fire".
                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975 film) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 31 2009.

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shitcan

noun

  • a can that holds shit.
    Be careful when you walk over there, I wouldn't want you to dump the shitcan.

    Last edited on Oct 27 2011. Submitted by Pazuzu from Minneapolis, MN, USA on Nov 11 2009.

verb - transitive

  • to throw away; discard; dispose of.
    We need to shitcan this design and start over.
    His ideas were shit-canned in favor of someone else's.

    Last edited on Oct 27 2011. Submitted by Patrick from Austin, TX, USA on Jun 18 1998.

  • to fire from a job.
    I got shitcanned last week.

    Last edited on Aug 26 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

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