Definition of kibosh:
embarrass, terminate, block off, hold, bar, break, check, hold back, stop, occlude, forget, intercept, immobilise, lay off, jam, contain, cease, finish, barricade, stem, stop over, stuff, block, break off, obturate, deflect, block up, arrest, halt, obstruct, freeze, immobilize, stymy, stymie, parry, lug, hinder, blockade, impede, staunch, quit, discontinue, choke up, blank out, close up, stanch, turn back, draw a blank, end, give up, hold on.
- "The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On", Eugene Manlove Rhodes.
- "Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager", Burt L. Standish.
- "The Brass Bowl", Louis Joseph Vance.