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86

adjective

  • to be cut off from contact.
    He's gonna be 86 if he doesn't call me back!

    Last edited on Nov 26 2010. Submitted by Britny S. from CA, USA on May 17 1999.

verb - transitive

  • to get rid of something.
    She was cheating on me, so I had to 86 her.
    My boyfriend 86ed me.
    I need to 86 my job.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to discard.

    Last edited on Nov 26 2010. Submitted by Eric D. from Watertown, MA, USA on May 07 2002.

  • to stop selling an item in a restaurant, because there is no more.
    86 the lobster.

    Last edited on Nov 26 2010. Submitted by Anonymous from Charleston, WV, USA on Dec 03 2004.

  • to eject from a venue.
    I was 86ed from the bar last night.

    Last edited on Nov 26 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 05 2010.

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blow off

noun

  • Person who is irresponsible and a procrastinator.
    She's a total blow off; she never goes to her classes!

    Last edited on Jul 26 2010. Submitted by Gail H. on Jan 25 2005.

verb - transitive

  • to ignore another person(s) in a rude manner.
                                                                                                                                                   

    Citation from "Dumped, But Not Down", Psychology Today, Carlin Flora, July 01 2007 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    He totally blew me off and didn't call when he said he would!

    Last edited on Mar 24 2010. Submitted by Gail H. on Jan 25 2005.

  • to ignore one's responsibilities.
    I blew off work today and went to the bar.

    Last edited on Jul 26 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

  • to ignore someone.
    I said hi to her this morning, and she totally blew me off.

    Last edited on Oct 27 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

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brush off

noun

  • an instance of being ignored or quickly dismissed. Usually hyphenated.
                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Dumped, But Not Down", Psychology Today, Carlin Flora, July 01 2007 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 24 2010.

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bump that

  • it means to ignore, let go or pay him/her no attention.
    He ain't worth it, bump that.

    Last edited on Dec 29 1999. Submitted by ReJina M. from Linden, TX, USA on Dec 29 1999.

  • An edited phrase of Fuck that commonly used to show a strong objection by those in response to a normal but strenuous request. Originated by teens in the south eastern United States.
    Teacher: Class will you write this essay by tomorrow?

    Response: Bump That.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by Kevin from Boston, MA, USA on Mar 06 2000.

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cat off

  • Doing something out of the ordinary or stupid.
    You cattin' off coming at me like that.

    Last edited on Jan 21 2009. Submitted by AMERICO A. from Oakland, CA, USA on Jan 21 2009.

verb - transitive

  • A term used in the Bronx in the seventies denoting that a person is ignored, looked over, paid no attention to, wrote off, disrespected.
    Jerry went up to the girl to ask for a dance and she catted him off.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Bernard A. from Custer, WA, USA on Feb 07 2003.

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cut somebody dead

verb

  • to deliberately ignore someone when you meet them. to pretend not to have seen someone when you actually have.
    I saw Johnny in town but he simply cut me dead!

    Last edited on Nov 05 2011. Submitted by Alvaro C. from Aracaju, Brazil on Dec 21 1998.

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give the elbow

verb - transitive

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give the Heisman

verb - transitive

  • To reject or refuse, often in an abrupt or forceful manner.
    That chick just gave me the Heisman!

    Last edited on Apr 30 1999. Submitted by Nat S. from Burbank, CA, USA on Apr 30 1999.

  • To not work properly.
    This radio is giving me the Heisman.
    • See more words with the same meaning: broken.

    Last edited on Apr 30 1999. Submitted by Nat S. from Burbank, CA, USA on Apr 30 1999.

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  • College football's Heisman Trophy, which depicts a runner 'stiff-arming' the other players.

    Last edited on Apr 30 1999. Submitted by Nat S. from Burbank, CA, USA on Apr 30 1999.

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give the shaft

  • treated unfairly or harshly.
    He was given the shaft.
    He was shafted.

    Last edited on May 21 1999. Submitted by JoAnn from Denver, CO, USA on May 21 1999.

verb - transitive

  • v. to reject or diss someone
    I gave him the shaft.

    Last edited on Sep 22 1998. Submitted by Tommi R. from New York, NY, USA on Sep 22 1998.

  • v. To reject
    Margaret gave me the shaft for the prom.

    Last edited on Apr 26 1999. Submitted by J.T. S. from Fremont, CA, USA on Apr 26 1999.

  • to give someone the shaft is to ignore them or not talk to them, also could be refusing to give someone a kiss or putting someone down
    John just gave me the shaft!

    Last edited on Nov 04 1999. Submitted by Stacy from Vermont, USA on Nov 04 1999.

  • shaft (n.) - crap, nothing; almost always prefaced by "the", ex.: We waited in line for 5 hours, but when we got to the desk we got the shaft.

    Last edited on Apr 04 2002. Submitted by John P. from Provo, UT, USA on Apr 04 2002.

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