wipeout

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wipe·out

 (wīp′out′)
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of wiping out.
b. Complete destruction.
2. Sports A fall, as from a surfboard or bicycle.

wipe′out`

or wipe′-out`,



n.
1. destruction, annihilation, or murder.
2. a fall from a surfboard.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wipeout - an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys somethingwipeout - an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
conclusion, ending, finish - event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"
annihilation, disintegration - total destruction; "bomb tests resulted in the annihilation of the atoll"
eradication, obliteration - the complete destruction of every trace of something
ravage, depredation - (usually plural) a destructive action; "the ravages of time"; "the depredations of age and disease"
razing, wrecking - the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled
ruination, ruin - an event that results in destruction
wrack, rack - the destruction or collapse of something; "wrack and ruin"
2.wipeout - a spill in some sport (as a fall from a bicycle or while skiing or being capsized on a surfboard)wipeout - a spill in some sport (as a fall from a bicycle or while skiing or being capsized on a surfboard)
fall, tumble, spill - a sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
References in classic literature ?
After a pause Madame Olenska broke out with unexpected vehemence: "I want to be free; I want to wipe out all the past.
WIPE OUTS Aly Cissokho reacts after defeat spells the end for Villa in the top flight
It has brought massive banana plantation wipe outs resulting in massive losses in the local industry.