Definition of "sacked" []

  • A large bag made of coarse cloth, thick paper, etc, used as a container (noun)
  • The amount contained in a sack, sometimes used as a unit of measurement (noun)
  • A woman's loose tube-shaped dress (noun)
  • A woman's full loose hip-length jacket, worn in the 18th and mid-20th centuries (noun)
  • A run scored off a ball not struck by the batsman: allotted to the team as an extra and not to the individual batsman (noun)
  • To dismiss from employment (verb)
  • To put into a sack or sacks (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of sack. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sacked" in a sentence
  • "The Bears offense trotted back out, Mr. Umenyiora again sacked Mr. Cutler on third down and this time, when the ball came loose, Giants safety Deon Grant corralled it, giving his offense the ball on the Chicago 29."
  • "The point that Greenspan needs to be sacked is when he starts listening to the New York Times editorial page, which has given us Maureen Dowd, Paul Krugman, and Jayson Blair."
  • "Sources say the officer will appear before a police disciplinary board within months, charged with gross misconduct which carries a maximum penalty of him being sacked from the force."