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tr.v. deep-sixed, deep-six·ing, deep-six·es Slang
1. To toss overboard.
2. To toss out; get rid of: deep-sixed the incriminating papers.
(tr) slang US to dispose of (something, such as documents) completely; destroy
[C20: from six feet deep, the traditional depth for a grave]
1. burial or discarding at sea.
2. the abandonment of something.
1. to throw overboard; discard.
2. to reject or abandon.
Past participle: deep-sixed
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|Verb||1.||deep-six - toss out; get rid of; "deep-six these old souvenirs!"|
|2.||deep-six - throw from a boat|
throw - propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"