Definition of "kybosh" []

  • Alternative spelling of kibosh. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kybosh" in a sentence
  • "Mad, bad and dangerous to knowSteven Fletcher appeared to kybosh his international career by text message in February when he refused a call-up to play for Scotland, after a prolonged brouhaha with manager Craig Levein."
  • "But who precisely are the officials in Brussels who have effectively put the kybosh on this proposal?"
  • "It was he who put the kybosh on welfare "as we know it," who carried the deregulation of almost everything to absurd extremes, who rode "free trade" and other nostrums of global capitalism for all they are worth, and who, with a few well timed "humanitarian interventions," dispatched "the Vietnam syndrome" once and for all."