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cast–off

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adjective \ˈkast-ˌȯf\

Simple Definition of cast–off

  • : thrown or given away

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cast–off

  1. :  thrown away or aside

castoff

noun

1613

First Known Use of cast–off

1613


CAST–OFF Defined for Kids

cast–off

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adjective \ˈkast-ˌȯf\

Definition of cast–off for Students

  1. :  thrown away or aside <She wore cast-off clothes.>




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