turf out

turf out

  1. (transitive, informal, usually of a person) To remove or eject from a place.
    • 1994 June 28, "Opinion: Now, Focus the President ↗," New York Times (retrieved 16 July 2012):
      Mr. Gergen was supposed to give the White House a communications strategy. He did apply a few Band-Aids before longtime Clinton aides turfed him out of the inner circle.
    • 2002 Sep. 9, "[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/asia/0,9263,501020909,00.html Malaysia Gives Illegals the Boot]," Time:
      Malaysia's drive to turf out illegal foreign workers turns disastrous.

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