walking ticket
noun plural see walking papers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Walking ticket — Walking Walk ing, a. & n. from {Walk}, v. [1913 Webster] {Walking beam}. See {Beam}, 10. {Walking crane}, a kind of traveling crane. See under {Crane}. {Walking fern}. (Bot.) See {Walking leaf}, below. {Walking fish} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • walking\ ticket — • walking papers • walking orders • walking ticket noun informal A statement that you are fired from your job; dismissal. The boss was not satisfied with Paul s work and gave him his walking papers. George is out of work. He picked up his walking …   Словарь американских идиом

  • walking ticket — /ˈwɔkɪŋ tɪkət/ (say wawking tikuht) noun Colloquial dismissal from one s place of work; the sack: he was given a walking ticket. Also, walking papers …   Australian English dictionary

  • walking-ticket — walkˈing orders, walking papers or walkˈing ticket plural noun (slang) Dismissal • • • Main Entry: ↑walk …   Useful english dictionary

  • walking ticket — noun : walking papers * * * Informal. See walking papers. [1825 35, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • walking ticket — Informal. See walking papers. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Walking ticket — laying off from one s job …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • walking ticket — Australian Slang laying off from one s job …   English dialects glossary

  • walking ticket — n. (Informal) formal notice of dismissal (from work or from military service); termination of work …   English contemporary dictionary

  • walking\ orders — • walking papers • walking orders • walking ticket noun informal A statement that you are fired from your job; dismissal. The boss was not satisfied with Paul s work and gave him his walking papers. George is out of work. He picked up his walking …   Словарь американских идиом

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