old heave ho

Slang Dictionary

old heave-ho definition

[ˈold ˈhivˈho]
  1. n.
    a dismissal; a physical removal of someone from a place. : I thought my job was secure, but today I got the old heave-ho.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: old hat
Next Definition: old heave-ho
Words Near: old heave ho
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for old heave ho
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing old heave ho
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;