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The act of bodily thowing a person out of a window. Defenestration is best executed from a third story (glass) window as it breaks bones but allows the defenestree to limp away.

Defenestration first officially happened at the Defenestration of Prague in 1618, leading to the start of the 30 years war.
"I was told not to shoot the king's messenger, so I defenestrated him; he broke both legs. I do believe the king got the message."

"Gee, Larry, I haven't seen a good old-fashioned defenestration in a while."

by miss gunn April 27, 2008
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v. The act of throwing something or SOMEONE out of a window.
on witnessing the disposal of a cigarette from the window of a moving car: "That was a heinous act of defenestration!"
by Blaine September 06, 2003
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The art of hurling the nearest problem out of a window.
Defenestration of a human out of a 30th story window has a vicious tendency to create a mess that the police are not to keen on cleaning up.
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The act of throwing something or someone out of a window.

Comes from the latin word "fenestra" which means window or opening.
Frank: Dude! Where are all my stuff?
Me: I kinda defenestrated them i was feeling like Defenestration.
Frank: Where's my mum?
Me: Uhhmm.....
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The act of throwing somebody out a window

related forms:

To defenestrate- the verb
defenestrated-past tense
defenstrator-noun- one who commits the act of defenestration

Root:

The latin DE as in to remove + FENESTRA as in window = to remove from a window (throw out a window)
I would defenestrate my brother, but we live on the 5th floor and he would most likely die.

Defenestration is attempted murder.
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