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Origin of wipeout
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Example sentences from the Web for wipeout
The 2014 election was a wipeout, progressives say, because Democrats lacked a bold economic message to inspire voters.
If Santorum had been able to face Romney one-on-one it would have been a wipeout.Romney’s Dixie Debacle in Mississippi and Alabama Primaries|Paul Begala|March 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As Republicans faced their own wipeout in 2006, conservative commentators penned plenty of pieces along the same lines.
British Dictionary definitions for wipeout
Idioms and Phrases with wipeout
Destroy, as in The large chains are wiping out the independent bookstores. Originally put simply as wipe, the idiom acquired out in the first half of the 1800s.
Kill; also, murder. For example, The entire crew was wiped out in the plane crash, or The gangsters threatened to wipe him and his family out. [Late 1800s]