Definitions for kiboshˈkaɪ bɒʃ, kɪˈbɒʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ki•bosh*ˈkaɪ bɒʃ, kɪˈbɒʃ(n.)

  1. nonsense.

    Category: Informal

Idioms for kibosh:

  1. put the kibosh on,to put an end to.

    Category: Idiom

* Slang..

Origin of kibosh:

1830–40; of obscure orig.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stop, halt, block, kibosh(verb)

    stop from happening or developing

    "Block his election"; "Halt the process"


  1. kibosh(Noun)

    A checking or restraining element.

  2. Origin: . Possibilities include:


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