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bump + off, from the phrasal verb.
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bumpoff (plural bumpoffs)
- (chiefly US, slang) A murder.
- 1944 July 23, “Slaying at Buffalo Linked to ‘Gas’ Ring”, in New York Times, page 37:
- Frank Buttitta, 28, victim of what police termed a "gang bumpoff," was identified today by Eugene J. Donnelly, assistant Federal attorney, as "the chief Buffalo area distributor for a western New York ring which produced counterfeit gasoline coupons."
- Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.