follow Dictionary.com

How do you spell Hannukah?

go into the dumper

Slang definitions & phrases for go into the dumper

go into the dumper

verb phrase

To fail utterly; be discarded: Gone to Carnival had gone straight into the dumper

[1990s+; dumper is probably a shortening of Dumpster, trademark for a refuse bin]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for go

3
4
Scrabble Words With Friends