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kibosh definition

  • noun:
    • casual A checking or restraining factor: needed to place the kibosh on a poorly conceived plan.
    • A checking or restraining element.
    • Nonsense; things; in addition, style; style.
    • Portland concrete whenever tossed or blown in to the recesses of carved stonework to intensify the shadows.
    • the shape, fashion, design, or manner of something; the one thing: as, this is the appropriate kibosh; full-dress may be the proper kibosh when it comes to opera.
    • anything indefinite; something of any kind not surely conceived or meant: as, I'll provide him the kibosh
    • The thing at issue; the stuff: as, that is the appropriate kibosh. Hence, specifically.
    • The stuff used in filling cracks or giving finish or shadow to architectural sculptures, namely, Portland cement.
    • Wages; money. Eng. Dial. Dict. (s. v. kybosh).
    • Affectation; show; pretense.
    • things; nonsense; rubbish; bosh.
    • To put the finishing details on; perfect (one) inside the trade.
    • Intransitively, to-do a person's most useful.
  • others:
    • in order to complete off; knock out; squash totally; end.
    • To throw kibosh, or Portland cement, upon (carved stonework) with a blowpipe and a brush, to be able to boost the shadows.
  • verb:
    • end from occurring or building
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