首切り, 首斬り, くびきり

  • kubikiri

Definition of 首切り,首斬り,くびきり

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • decapitation
  • beheading

  • firings
  • dismissals
  • layoffs
  • downsizing

  • small samurai sword used for decapitation

Related Kanji

neck, counter for songs and poems
cut, cutoff, be sharp
beheading, kill, murder

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Examples of 首切り,首斬り,くびきり in a Sentence

The owners brought in a hatchet man to fire all the union sympathizers.
Of course, they are suffering from terrible working conditions such as low wages and arbitrary layoffs, as well as from various forms of discrimination.
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