peace out

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English[edit]

Interjection[edit]

peace out

  1. (slang) Goodbye.
  2. (slang) go in peace.

Verb[edit]

peace out (third-person singular simple present peaces out, present participle peacing out, simple past and past participle peaced out)

  1. (intransitive) To become unconscious; to pass out.
    • 2007, Dana Vachon, Mergers & Acquisitions, page 154:
      Lauren was peaced-out in her bedroom, and almost everyone had gone home. I started chilling by the pool with the bartender,
    • 2008 Oct 29, “JELLO spells death for some”, The Daily Evergreen, WA:
      The suspect ate a light bulb and bit through a man’s neck before peacing out in a stolen taco van.
  2. (transitive) To render unconscious.
    • 2005, David Terrenoire, Beneath a Panamanian Moon, page 253:
      I cracked him with a stone I'd picked up in the garden. The inscription on the stone read PAZ. The man, peaced out, fell back
  3. To experience an altered state of consciousness.
    • 1982, Stephen Levine, Who Dies?: An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying, page 177:
      And she gets all peaced out and says she feels the presence of the Lord
    • 1994, Douglas Rushkoff, Media Virus!: Hidden Agendas in Popular Culture, page 2 59:
      After experiencing the totally peaced out acid trance, the first thing that occurred to most users was "Let's dose the President!"
    • 2005, Carter Coleman, Cage's Bend, page 360:
      "As they say out in Californication" — I try to sound peaced-out like someone from Santa Cruz — "Isabella's way bitching."
    • 2008 Apr 24, “The light and dark side of DNA”, MSNBC:
      consider it some sort of "peaced out utopian higherminded enlightenment"
  4. (intransitive, slang) To depart.
    • 2007, Dan Brown, The Great Expectations School: A Rookie Year in the New Blackboard Jungle, page 237:
      I am peacing out of that hellhole. Are you still thinking about leaving?"