Origin of freezeout
Definition for freeze out (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), froze, fro·zen, freez·ing.
verb (used with object), froze, fro·zen, freez·ing.
- Canasta. to play a wild card on (the discard pile) so as to make it frozen.
- Poker. to eliminate (other players) in a game of freezeout.
Origin of freeze
Can be confusedfreeze frieze
British Dictionary definitions for freeze out (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for freeze out (2 of 2)
verb freezes, freezing, froze (frəʊz) or frozen (ˈfrəʊzən)
Derived Formsfreezable, adjective
Word Origin for freeze
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Idioms and Phrases with freeze out
Shut out or exclude by unfriendly treatment; force to retire or withdraw from membership, a job, or the like. For example, They tried to freeze me out of the conversation, or After Bill was frozen out of the case, they hired a new lawyer. [Mid-1800s]