tin tack

• Rhyming Slang for 'sack', to be made redundant at work. e.g. "I've heard that Jim's gonna get the tin tack".

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  • tintack — noun tack or small nail of tinned iron • Hypernyms: ↑tack * * * /tin tak /, n. Brit. a short nail made of tin plated iron. [1830 40; TIN + TACK1] * * * tinˈtack noun A tack coated with tin • • • Main Entry: ↑tin …   Useful english dictionary

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