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kibosh definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process" [syn: stop, halt, block, kibosh]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1836 something that serves as a check or stop <put the kibosh on that> kibosh transitive verb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also kybosh) sl. nonsense. Phrases and idioms: put the kibosh on put an end to; finally dispose of. Etymology: 19th c.: orig. unkn.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Kibosh Ki"bosh, n. 1. Nonsense; stuff; also, fashion; style. [Slang] 2. Portland cement when thrown or blown into the recesses of carved stonework to intensify the shadows. To put the kibosh on, to do for; to dispose of. [Slang]

Moby Thesaurus

KO, bugger, call off, cancel, complete, cripple, de-energize, debilitate, delete, disable, disenable, dispose of, drain, drop the curtain, end off, enfeeble, expunge, extinguish, finalize, finish, fold up, get it over, get over with, get through with, give the quietus, hamstring, hors de combat, inactivate, incapacitate, kayo, kill, knock out, lame, maim, perfect, polish off, put, put paid to, queer, queer the works, sabotage, scrag, shoot down, spike, unfit, weaken, wing, wipe out, wreck, zap



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