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Browsing page 1 of words meaning to fire, dismiss (10 words total)

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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

verb

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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 Aug 31 2009. 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) blacked out to resolve 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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whack

adjective

other

verb - transitive

  • to lay off or fire (dismiss from a job.)
    The entire department got whacked before the earnings report.

    Last edited on Dec 21 2010. Submitted by Bill H from Chantilly, VA, USA on Nov 12 2002.

  • to kill.
                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from "U.S. official resigns over Afghan war", The Washington Post, Karen DeYoung, October 27 2009 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                             

    Citation from "The Prince of Wails", Sliders (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (1995) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

    Citation from "Meet Juan Doe", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 2 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             

    Citation from "There's Something About Paulie", Family Guy (TV), Season 2 Episode 16 (2000) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
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    Last edited on Jan 13 2012. Submitted by Sam B. from Winnipeg, MB, Canada on Apr 11 2006.

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