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首切り, 首斬り, くびきり

  • kubikiri

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • decapitation
  • beheading

Definition

  • firings
  • dismissals
  • layoffs
  • downsizing

Definition

  • small samurai sword used for decapitation

Examples of 首切り,首斬り,くびきり in a Sentence

The owners brought in a hatchet man to fire all the union sympathizers.
Of course, they are suffering from terrible working conditions such as low wages and arbitrary layoffs, as well as from various forms of discrimination.

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