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Meaning of KIBOSH

Pronunciation:  'kIbâsh

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
 

KIBOSH is a 6 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: block, halt, stop
 
 See Also: embargo, forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent, stay

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bugger, call off, cancel, complete, cripple, debilitate, de-energize, 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, KO, 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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