- \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: kiss off1. : kiss 2b2.a. : an event marking the end (as of a relationship)b. : an act of dismissal
* * */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).
* * *kissˈ-off noun (slang)A sudden, usu offensive dismissal• • •Main Entry: ↑kiss
* * *a rude way of telling someone that they are no longer wanted
* * *n. informal a rude or abrupt dismissal, esp. from a job or romantic relationship
* * */ˈkısˌɑːf/ noun, pl -offs [count]chiefly US informal : a quick and rude way of telling someone to go away
The song is a kiss-off to his ex-girlfriend.
* * *an occasion when sb is suddenly told they are no longer wanted, especially by a lover or by a company
She gave her husband the kiss-off.
He got the kiss-off from his job.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.