Posted by R. Berg on February 26, 2004
In Reply to: Someone is toast posted by Roy on February 26, 2004
: I keep reading posts on some forums about a person is toast. I need meanings and derivation of 'toast'. I can only arrive that 'toast' is finished. Thanks in advance.
"Finished" is the correct meaning. Declaring a person to be toast means the person is (or, usually, will be) "cooked," done for, all over, washed up.