deep-six deep-six v. t. 1. to discard in a deep body of water; -- also used figuratively, to discard contemptuously.

Syn: deep six, give it the deep six. [WordNet 1.5]

2. to throw from a boat into the water.

Syn: deep six, throw overboard. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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