What does sacking mean?

Definitions for sackingˈsæk ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sacking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sacking, bagging(noun)

    coarse fabric used for bags or sacks

  2. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking(noun)

    the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)


  1. sacking(Noun)

    Cheap rough cloth such as would be used to make bags (sacks).

    The farmer grabbed a handful of sacking and rubbed down the cow.

  2. sacking(Noun)

    Firing or termination of an employee.

    He followed his sacking with a good drunk.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacking

    of Sack

  2. Sacking(noun)

    stout, coarse cloth of which sacks, bags, etc., are made

  3. Origin: [AS. saeccing, from saecc sack, bag.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacking in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeremy Clarkson:

    I didn't foresee my sacking, but I would like to do one last lap, so I'll go down to Surrey, and I'll do one last lap of that track before the f ****** b ******* sack me.

  2. Will Steffen:

    I do think it's a very positive announcement because it does show that there's been a mistake made in the initial sacking of all the CSIRO climate scientists and the downgrading of climate science, but I'm not clear whether the 15 new positions that Minister Hunt announced are in addition to reinstating all of the earlier ones, or whether they only partially reinstate what has already been damaged.

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