heave-ho definition

  • noun:
    • Slang Dismissal in one's task or from's position: got the heave-ho in an exceedingly unceremonious fashion; offered the worker the old heave-ho.
    • A cry of heave-ho.
    • A rejection, a forced treatment (frequently in phrase give/get the (old) heave-ho)
  • interjection:
    • exclamation used when pulling, particularly by sailors while pulling on a rope
  • verb:
    • to pull forcefully

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