1. (US) unwelcome, esp. as at a bar.
|[||On Broadway 24 May [synd. col.] A Hollywood soda-jerker forwards this glossary of soda-fountain lingo out there… ‘Shoot one’ and ‘draw one’ is one coke and one coffee… [...] ‘Eighty-six’ means all out of it].|
|Wash. Post 5 Apr. TC1/5: ‘Eighty-six means out,’ I said. ‘“The tuna-fish salad is 86” means there isn’t any more. And if you say a guy is 86, that means he’s fired or all washed up or something like that.’.|
|Shake Him Till He Rattles (1964) 85: Even if Carver did street him, Bear would be eighty-six all over town.|
|Patriot Game (1985) 200: The boss was even gonna throw you out, permanent eighty-six, you didn’t stop doin’ this.|
2. (US) dead.
|Suicide Hill 254: ‘If this joker Klein is eighty-six, how you gonna make him for the heists?’.|