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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Throw from a boat; Toss out.

Usage examples (36)
  • deep-six these old souvenirs!
  • "What he really wants is to deep-six this warhead."
  • USATODAY. com - Philadelphia, Iverson deep-six Hornets
  • Don't use oil spill as excuse to deep-six domestic drilling for more
Tutoring comment
  • The sailors planned to "deep-six" (to throw overboard) the cargo rather than end up in the "deep six" (a place for trash or burial) themselves.
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