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May 19, 2022

Word of the Day: Kibosh

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Word of the Day : May 19, 2022

kibosh \KYE-bosh\ noun

What It Means

Kibosh refers to something that serves as a check or stop. It is usually used in the phrase "put the kibosh on."

// The rain put the kibosh on the Fourth of July fireworks display.

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Aired May 19, 2022

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Libeth T
I have used this word ki-bosh’ with a short “I” which I learned from my parents. I have never heard your pronunciation.
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