Top definition
When someone deliberately burns a source of help (an employee, friend, etc.) out of spite or stupidity. Similar to burning a bridge, this happens when someone is so short-sighted, they don't realize the effect their negative actions will have on their lives and the lives of others.
I wonder what Jeanne is going to do for computer help now that she fired Alex for no reason whatsoever. Man, she really torpedoed the lifeboat.
by zerodark November 14, 2010
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug