Origin of wipeout
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How to use wipeout in a sentence
At the time, surfboards weighed between 30 and 50 pounds and were built of hard materials that could cause injury after a wipeout.Tom Morey, inventor of wave-riding Boogie Board, dies at 86|Matt Schudel|October 17, 2021|Washington Post
Because obviously on that dimension at least, a prediction of famine and population wipeout, Vogt was wildly wrong.Two (Totally Opposite) Ways to Save the Planet (Ep. 346 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|July 29, 2021|Freakonomics
In larger surf, you can tie the board-short loop into the laces of your trunks to make sure the top doesn’t come off on a wipeout.There’s Never Been a Better Time to Buy a Sustainable Wetsuit|wtaylor|July 23, 2021|Outside Online
Expect him to dot his fastball, making it cut both ways, at less than max effort with his big weapons being his wipeout curve and change-up.Should the Nationals be worried about their Big Three starters? Stay tuned.|Thomas M. Boswell|April 15, 2021|Washington Post
Democrats say it’s a little too early to say 2020 was a total wipeout for them.Democrats’ down-ballot misery continues with state legislative battles|Amber Phillips|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
The 2014 election was a wipeout, progressives say, because Democrats lacked a bold economic message to inspire voters.
So 2018 will shape up as another wipeout, and the Senate will flip back to the GOP again.
So Wisconsin was his only hope of avoiding a triple wipeout.Mitt Romney Runs the Table, Winning Wisconsin, Maryland, and D.C.|Howard Kurtz|April 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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
Other 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]