rubout

[ ruhb-out ]
/ ˈrʌbˌaʊt /

noun Slang.

a murder or assassination.

Nearby words

  1. rubivirus,
  2. ruble,
  3. rublyov,
  4. ruboff,
  5. rubor,
  6. rubredoxin,
  7. rubriblast,
  8. rubric,
  9. rubrical,
  10. rubrically

Origin of rubout

1925–30, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase rub out

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