blow (one's) brains out

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blow (one's) brains out

slang To fatally shoot someone in the head. Ray blew the informant's brains out, just as the boss told him to.
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blow someone's brains out

Sl. to kill someone with a gun. Careful with that gun, or you'll blow your brains out. Max was so depressed that he wanted to blow out his brains.
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blow one's brains out

Shoot oneself in the head, as in Blowing one's brains out is more a man's type of suicide; women lean toward poison. [Early 1800s]
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blow your/somebody’s ˈbrains out

(informal) kill yourself/somebody by shooting in the head: He was so depressed about his debts that he wanted to blow his brains out.
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blow someone’s brains out

tv. to kill someone with a gun. Harry the Horse was so depressed that he wanted to blow out his brains.
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