Defenestrate : Quite simply, to throw something out of a window.

It can get a bit stranger than this, I suppose. Throwing a window out of a window would be meta-defenestration. Throwing a Windows box out of a window is iconic defenestration, or possibly neo-ludditeism. Getting angry at a window washer for a poorly done job, and throwing him out of that same window, well, that's just ironic.

The word "defenestrate" derives from the Latin words: de meaning "from" and fenestra meaning "window".

Early Romans used to defenestrate Christians before realising it was more fun throwing them to the lions.

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