fired fired  /ˈfaɪ ərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having lost your job

Usage(s):

  1. With the season barely quarter of the way over, six NBA head coaches have already been fired.
  2. Two rockets were fired from southern Lebanon into Israel on Friday, prompting Israel to respond with artillery fire, Lebanese security and military officials said.
  3. You all remember our discussion from a few days ago about people not being hiredor even being firedfor smoking.

News

  1. Fired elections workers lose 2nd lawsuit

    Two fired employees of the Lucas County Board of Elections have lost their second case for wrongful termination.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Toledo Blade

  2. Fired school bus driver, supporters pack school board meeting

    Dozens of people packed a Haralson County Department of Education meeting on Tuesday to show support for a fired school bus driver.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Atlanta

  3. Fired! Edward Snowden Shown the Door

    Booz Allen Hamilton said it has fired Edward Snowden for violating the firm's ethics and policies.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNBC

Quotes

  1. Clinton stated, "The evidence is overwhelming and condemning. The torpedo that sank the Cheonan...... was fired by a North Korean submarine."
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: 한겨레

  2. "If he is fired, it will disrupt the operation," Ahmad Wali Karzai said. "It definitely will affect it. He (McChrystal) started all this, and he has a good relationship with the people. The people trust him and we trust him. If we lose this...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Ahmad Wali Source: The Associated Press

  3. "Israel is a country that reacts vigorously when its citizens are fired up, which is a good thing," Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni told Israel Radio on Monday. "That is something that Hamas now understands and that is how we are going to react...
    on Jan 11, 2009 By: Tzipi Livni Source: FOXNews

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