Definitions for bailoutˈbeɪlˌaʊt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of parachuting from an aircraft.
a rescue from financial distress.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of bailout:
a rescue, especially a financial rescue
The government bailout of that corporation is going to cost the taxpayers a hundred billion dollars.
a backup supply of air in scuba diving
Origin: bail + out