Definición de eighty-six en inglés:

eighty-six

Saltos de línea: eighty-six

verbo

[with object] North American informal
  • Reject, discard, or destroy: the only reason she hadn’t eighty-sixed him before now was out of affection for his son
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Brian continues to try to eighty-six Michael's practically perfect boyfriend but finds the good doctor can give as good as he gets.
    • As is everything, which makes the bustling lunch rush a better bet than dinner, when lower turnover can result in dry rice, reheated kafta, or - sorrow of sorrows - an eighty-sixed chicken shawarma.
    • I don't think that eighty-sixing him from the movie was the right thing to do at all.

Origen

1930s (as a noun, used in restaurants and bars to indicate that a menu item is unavailable or that a customer is not to be served): perhaps rhyming slang for nix1.

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