[kahy-bosh, ki-bosh] /ˈkaɪ bɒʃ, kɪˈbɒʃ/
put the kibosh on, to put an end to; squelch; check:
Another such injury may put the kibosh on her athletic career.
put the kibosh on, to put a stop to; prevent from continuing; halt
(transitive) to put a stop to
1836, kye-bosk, in slang phrase put the kibosh on, of unknown origin, despite intense speculation. The earliest citation is in Dickens. Looks Yiddish, but origin in early 19c. English slang seems to argue against this. One candidate is Irish caip bháis, caipín báis “cap of death,” sometimes said to be the black cap a judge would don when pronouncing a death sentence, but in other sources identified as a gruesome method of execution “employed by Brit. forces against 1798 insurgents” [Bernard Share, “Slanguage, A Dictionary of Irish Slang”]. Or it may somehow be connected with Turkish bosh (see bosh).
To eliminate; terminate; kevork, kill: That was kiboshed promptly by the White House spokesman (1884+)
see: put the kibosh on
[Usenet] To grep the Usenet news for a string, especially with the intention of posting a follow-up. This activity was popularised by Kibo.
the graves of the longing or of lust, one of the stations of the Israelites in the wilderness. It was probably in the Wady Murrah, and has been identified with the Erweis el-Ebeirig, where the remains of an ancient encampment have been found, about 30 miles north-east of Sinai, and exactly a day’s journey from […]
two heaps, a city of Ephraim, assigned to the Kohathite Levites, and appointed as a city of refuge (Josh. 21: 22). It is also called Jokmeam (1 Chr. 6:68).
[kik] /kɪk/ verb (used with object) 1. to strike with the foot or feet: to kick the ball; to kick someone in the shins. 2. to drive, force, make, etc., by or as if by kicks. 3. Football. to score (a field goal or a conversion) by place-kicking or drop-kicking the ball. 4. Informal. to […]