notice of dismissal from one's job.
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Origin of pink slip
First recorded in 1910–15
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Definition for pink slip (2 of 2)
[ pingk-slip ]
/ ˈpɪŋkˈslɪp /
verb (used with object), pink-slipped, pink-slip·ping.
to dismiss from a job: He will be pink-slipped next month.
Origin of pink-slip
First recorded in 1950–55
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British Dictionary definitions for pink slip
US informal a notice of redundancy issued to an employee
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