kiss off

kiss off
n. the dismissal of someone or something. (Usually kiss-off.)
The iss-off was when I lost the Wilson con- ract.
Pete got the kiss off and is now looking for a new job.
2. n. death. (Usually kiss-off.)
When the time comes for the kiss-off, I hope I’m asleep.
The kiss-off came wrapped in lead, and it was instant.
3. in. to die.
The cat is going to have to kiss off one of these days soon.
The cat kissed off after eighteen years of joy and devotion.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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