kiss off

kiss off
kiss off (someone/something) to get rid of someone or something.

The company plans to kiss off three thousand employees next month.

If you raise prices, you'll just be kissing your customers off.

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  • kiss off — ► kiss off N. Amer. informal dismiss rudely or abruptly. Main Entry: ↑kiss …   English terms dictionary

  • kiss-off — kiss ,off noun singular INFORMAL a rude way of telling someone that they are no longer wanted …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kiss-off — kiss′ off n. sts Slang. an unceremonious or rude dismissal • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • kiss-off — ☆ kiss off [kis′ôf΄ ] n. Slang dismissal, esp. when rude or contemptuous …   English World dictionary

  • kiss-off — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: kiss off 1. : kiss 2b 2. a. : an event marking the end (as of a relationship) b. : an act of dismissal …   Useful english dictionary

  • kiss off — transitive verb : dismiss kisses the other performers off as mere amateurs * * * kiss off (slang) 1. To dismiss 2. To kill 3. To die • • • Main …   Useful english dictionary

  • kiss off — n. the dismissal of someone or something. (Usually kiss off.) □ The iss off was when I lost the Wilson con ract. □ Pete got the kiss off and is now looking for a new job. 2. n. death. (Usually kiss off.) □ When the time comes for the kiss off, I… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • kiss off —    1. American    to die    The gesture of parting.    2. American    summary dismissal from employment or another s presence    Again from the parting:     Yes. Sure. Fine, Delaney said heavily, feeling this was just a polite kiss off. (Sanders …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • kiss-off — /kis awf , of /, n. 1. Slang. an act or instance of dismissing a person or thing: The company is about to give you the kiss off, so you d better start looking for another job. 2. Billiards, Pool. kiss (def. 14). [1930 35; n. use of v. phrase kiss …   Universalium

  • kiss off — transitive verb Date: circa 1935 to dismiss usually lightly < kisses the other performers off as mere amateurs > • kiss off noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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