cry off


cry off

verb

Definition of CRY OFF

intransitive verb
chiefly British
:  to beg off
transitive verb
:  to call off (as a bargain)

Examples of CRY OFF

  1. <their film deal had been abruptly cried off, and now the filmmakers were back to square one>

First Known Use of CRY OFF

1775

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