DQ

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noun - DQ or Disqualification means to be ruled ineligible due to a violation of rules or provisions. It can be due to ziplining or elbowing. In the sport of open water swimming, a swimmer is disqualified by showing a Red Card (or red flag) during the competition.

The swimmer was DQ'ed for pulling on the other swimmer's legs during the race.

Synonyms

DSQ, disqualification

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