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Tuesday, January 25, 2000

Definitions for defenestrate

  1. To throw out of a window.

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Citations for defenestrate
Some of his apparent chums . . . would still happily defenestrate him if they caught him near a window. Andrew Marr, Independent
I defenestrated a clock to see if time flies! Lane Smith, Time for Kids
Origin of defenestrate
Defenestrate is derived from Latin de-, "out of" + fenestra, "window." The noun form is defenestration.