What is another word for kibosh?

Pronunciation: [kˈɪbɒʃ] (IPA)

Kibosh is a slang word that means to put an end to something or to stop it from happening. There are several synonyms for this word, including halt, cessation, termination, cancellation, and suspension. Other synonyms for kibosh include thwart, hinder, obstruct, impede, and stymie. These words are all used to indicate the act of preventing or putting a stop to something. The choice of which synonym to use depends on the context in which it is being used. Using the appropriate synonym can help to add more depth and meaning to a sentence or phrase.

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Usage examples for Kibosh

But I've put the kibosh on that Parlato!"
"The Come Back"
Carolyn Wells
His flower seeds have evidently put the kibosh on the man in the mackinaw."
"The Shagganappi"
E. Pauline Johnson
Then he can disappear and leave you to put the kibosh on him.
"The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On"
Eugene Manlove Rhodes

Famous quotes with Kibosh

  • LEONARD I've failed, Chris. I can't locate the white collective unconscious. CHRIS I wouldn't feel too bad about that. You know, western culture hasn't really carried the baton on folklore and mythology. The rise of Christianity put the kibosh on it--the gospel hits the number one best-seller list and everything else gets remaindered.
    Barbara Hall

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