1. (US) to throw out, to get rid of; as n., an unwanted item.
|🎵 You can hear her calling orders like this [...] ‘One a tuna wheat with a side of fries / 86 on the cherry pies’.‘Boogie Woogie Blue Plate’|
|Wash. Post 1 Feb. M1: The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board eighty-sixed two Ninth st. [sic] grog centers yesterday – cut off their taps.|
|Sweet Thursday (1955) 211: Cheeseburger coming up. Sorry, eighty-six on the tuna fish sandwiches.|
|Lover Man 118: If she gets salty then I’ll be eighty-sixed too.‘Think’ in|
|City of Night 176: I’ll have you eight-sixed out of this bar so fast.|
|Blood Brothers 48: One Saturday night [...] he eighty-sixed some punk.|
|Eight Million Ways to Die 87: Of course they might have forgotten by now that Jimmy had eighty-sixed me, but maybe they hadn't, and I felt myself burning already at the thought of walking in there and being refused service.|
|Secrets of Harry Bright (1986) 10: A Mineral Springs wino named Beavertail Bigelow was 86’d from a gin mill for picking a fight.|
|Campus Sl. Fall 9: 86 – a piece of clothing that nobody wants.|
|Homeboy 188: Getting eightysixed from the methadone program was every client’s nightmare.|
|I, Fatty 166: Eighty-six Delmont and Rappe or the party’s over.|
|http://goodmagic.com 🌐 86'ed — Banned from the lot. The term is in general use in many businesses meaning ‘we have no more [something]’ or ‘to get rid of [something]’.‘Carny Lingo’ in|
|🌐 Adam and Eve on a raft, over hard. One steak, burn it. 86 the creditors.on Twitter 24 Mar.|
2. (US) to kill, murder; to execute judicially.
|in L.A. Times 15 Mar. I 26: At least it suggests that the police haven’t 86ed (murdered) him [HDAS].|
|Close Pursuit (1988) 156: You did a nice job on that chicken hawk up in the Bronx. [...] Eighty-sixed the fucker?|
|Destination: Morgue! (2004) 147: Miller 86’d Donald Keith Bashor. Miller was a self-described gas.‘The D.A.’ in|
|Widespread Panic 257: ‘She offered him some snout [...] and it all got tangled up, and poor Janey got 86’d’.|
3. (US campus) to be finished, to be ready to leave.
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