#define defenestration

February 23, 2005
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Pronunciation: (")dE-“fe-n&-‘strA-sh&n

Function: noun

Etymology: _de- _+ Latin _fenestra _window

1 : a throwing of a person or thing out of a window

  • de·fen·es·trate /(")dE-‘fe-n&-“strAt/ transitive verb

For some reason, this word apparently came up in conversation over at the Buck house…