Definition of wipeout in English:

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wipeout

Pronunciation: /ˈwʌɪpaʊt/

noun

informal
1An instance of being destroyed or overwhelmingly defeated: a nuclear wipeout
More example sentences
  • And with an entire community having sprouted along the river, there is no doubt that the next flood will be a complete wipeout.
  • One consequence was the virtual wipeout of Mexico's small farmers by a flood of subsidized U.S. food imports.
1.1The obliteration of one radio signal by another.
2A fall from a surfboard.
Example sentences
  • He experienced the best and the worst of Pipeline with a perfect 10, a handful of hideous wipeouts and broken surfboards.
  • Combine ceiling high sets with powerful rip currents and Rockaway's notorious, shifty, ledgy peaks, and the stage was set for some serious ripping… and brutal wipeouts.
  • Wear a wetsuit that won't blow open in severe wipeouts.

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