X'd out

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X out

To draw an ex (X) or series of exes over some written word or name so as to designate its removal or need to be disregarded. A noun or pronoun can be used between "X" and "out." A: "Why is Amy's name Xed out?" B: "Because she's not coming on the field trip anymore." Just X out all of the words that you feel need to be deleted in the next draft.
See also: out

X'd out

1. Of an image or piece of text, having an ex (X) or series of exes drawn over it. Hyphenated if used before a noun. The X'd-out sections of the map represent areas where we have already completed our search. The teacher caught the student drawing a picture of the principal with his eyes X'd out.
2. Removed or eliminated from something. That single mistake in my application got me X'd out from the competition. The passage ended up X'd out of the movie due to censorship laws.
3. slang Killed. You oughta know better than to mouth off to a gangster like him. You're gonna end up getting X'd out one of these days!
See also: out
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

X'd out

1. eliminated; crossed-out. But the Babbits are X'd out. Put the X'd out Babbits back where they were.
2. . Sl. killed. (Underworld.) Mr. Big wanted Wilbur X'd out. He wanted Sam to see that all these punks were X'd out.
See also: out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

X’d out

1. mod. eliminated; crossed-out. But the Babbits are X’d out.
2. mod. killed. (Underworld.) Mr. Big wanted Pete X’d out.
See also: out
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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