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  • verb Present participle of eighty-six.

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Examples

  • Romano was so incensed by the outburst that he came close to eighty-sixing Stuey for good right then and there.

    One of a Kind

  • To save everyone the embarrassment and effort of eighty-sixing him, he made a habit of evicting himself before his welcomes had to be officially withdrawn.

    Harbinger

  • Romano was so incensed by the outburst that he came close to eighty-sixing Stuey for good right then and there.

    One of a Kind

  • To save everyone the embarrassment and effort of eighty-sixing him, he made a habit of evicting himself before his welcomes had to be officially withdrawn.

    Harbinger

  • Romano was so incensed by the outburst that he came close to eighty-sixing Stuey for good right then and there.

    One of a Kind

  • I quit when I was pregnantfigured I was eighty-sixing one bad habit, why not lose that one too?

    Ellen Hopkins: Crank Trilogy

  • I quit when I was pregnantfigured I was eighty-sixing one bad habit, why not lose that one too?

    Ellen Hopkins: Crank Trilogy

  • I quit when I was pregnantfigured I was eighty-sixing one bad habit, why not lose that one too?

    Ellen Hopkins: Crank Trilogy

  • PC users who want to have an Ubuntu machine without eighty-sixing Windows completely often configure their systems to run both -- though a reboot is sometimes required.

    TechNewsWorld

  • That questions elicits only shrugs and a rueful joke from one of the waitress about "maybe we'll be just eighty-sixing ourselves."

    CounterPunch

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