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come off it

Definition of come off it

informal

  1. :  to stop talking or acting in a foolish way —usually used as an interjection <“I could be a pro golfer if I really tried.” “Oh, come off it! You're not even close to being that good!”>



Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official


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a timid, meek, or unassertive person

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