turf out

turf out
Verb. To expel a thing or a person, to throw out. E.g."Haven't you turfed out that broken chair yet?" Informal

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • turf out — verb put out or expel from a place The unruly student was excluded from the game • Syn: ↑eject, ↑chuck out, ↑exclude, ↑boot out, ↑turn out • Derivationally related forms: ↑exclusion ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • turf out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms turf out : present tense I/you/we/they turf out he/she/it turfs out present participle turfing out past tense turfed out past participle turfed out British informal to force someone to leave a place or an… …   English dictionary

  • turf out — PHRASAL VERB If someone is turfed out of a place or position, they are forced to leave. [BRIT, INFORMAL] [be V ed P] We hear stories of people being turfed out and ending up on the streets... [be V ed P of n] The party was turfed out of office… …   English dictionary

  • Turf out — throw out; eject …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • turf out — Australian Slang throw out; eject …   English dialects glossary

  • turf out — (Slang) exile someone, expel something …   English contemporary dictionary

  • turf out —  Eject …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • turf — [tʉrf] n. pl. turfs or Archaic turves [tʉrvz] [ME < OE, akin to ON torf < IE * dorbhos, sod, tuft of grass < base * derbh , to twist together] 1. a) a surface layer of earth containing grass plants with their matted roots; sod; sward b)… …   English World dictionary

  • turf — turf1 [tə:f US tə:rf] n plural turfs or turves [tə:vz US tə:rvz] [: Old English;] 1.) [U] especially BrE a surface that consists of soil with grass on top, or an artificial surface that looks like this ▪ soft green turf 2.) BrE …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turf — /tɜf / (say terf) noun (plural turfs or turves /tɜvz / (say tervz)) 1. the covering of grass, etc., with its matted roots, forming the surface of grassland. 2. a piece cut or torn from the surface of grassland, with the grass, etc., growing on… …  

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