defenestrate \dee-FEN-uh-strayt\, transitive verb:
- To throw out of a window.
Defenestrate is derived from Latin de-, "out of" + fenestra, "window." The noun form is defenestration.
- Big Fucking Deal
- bacteria: Robert Koch announced his discovery of the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (1882)
- Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: play by Tennessee Williams opened on Broadway (1955)
- Dark Side of the Moon: Pink Floyd released one of the best-selling albums of all time (1973)
- Exxon Valdez oil spill: tanker ran aground in Prince William Sound, causing the worst maritime environmental disaster in history (1989)
- Yugoslavia: NATO began air strikes in response to ethnic cleansing by Serbs of Albanians in Kosovo (1999)
- William Morris 1834 - British craftsman, designer, writer, typographer
- Andrew Mellon 1855 - American banker, industrialist, philanthropist, U.S. Secretary of the Treasure (1921-1932)
- Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle 1887 - Actor, comedian, director, screenwriter