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Definition of the verb peel off

What does peel off mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. peel off the outer layer of something
  2. take off, as with some difficulty
    • lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
    • more generic term: take off = remove clothes
  3. leave a formation
  4. come off in flakes or thin small pieces
  5. peel off in scales

Alternative definition of the verb peel off

verb

  1. [intransitive] To separate off from the main body, to move off to one side; as in troop movements on a parade ground or an organized retreat, or columns in a procession.
  2. [transitive] To remove (an outer layer or covering, such as clothing).

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for peel off

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Google previewBlackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes (2017)

Third Edition by Donald G. Frantz, Norma Jean Russell

opitsino'tsi Vti; peel off (Said of a thin material which is adhered to a surface); opitsinó'tsit! peel it off!; anni ...

Google previewDurorp-English Dictionary (2013)

peel off or detach continuously (especially ...

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

peel off over and over in the hair'/, probably 'R3=> or <=R2> plural or iterative or <=R2> characteristic or <= - (stress-shift) derivational, lx <=eqw> on top of the head, ...

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Usage statistics about peel off

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb peel off:

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Peel off Meaning

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Life is like an onion. You peel off one layer at a time and sometimes you weep.
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