Definition of Defenestrate

1. Verb. Throw through or out of the window. "The rebels stormed the palace and defenestrated the President"

Generic synonyms: Throw
Derivative terms: Defenestration



Definition of Defenestrate

1. Verb. (transitive) To eject or throw (someone or something) from a window; compare (term transfenestrate). ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To throw out. ¹

3. Verb. (computing transitive humorous slang) To stop (a computer) from using the (w Windows) operating system. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Defenestrate

1. [v -STRATED, -STRATING, -STRATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defenestrate

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defending team
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defending zones
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defenestrate (current term)
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defense in abatement
defense laboratory

Literary usage of Defenestrate

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... 1985 usage panel wondered if there shouldn't be a verb defenestrate to go along with it. Almost two thirds of the panel thought there ought to be. ..."

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