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doff

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verb \ˈdäf, ˈdȯf\

Simple Definition of doff

  • : to take off or remove (a hat or a piece of clothing)

Full Definition of doff

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to remove (an article of wear) from the body b :  to take off (the hat) in greeting or as a sign of respect

  3. 2 :  to rid oneself of :  put aside

doff one's hat to or doff one's cap to
  1. :  to show respect to :  salute

Examples of doff

  1. He doffed his cap as he introduced himself.

  2. They doffed their coats when they came inside.



Origin of doff

Middle English, from don to do + of off


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with doff


DOFF Defined for Kids

doff

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verb \ˈdäf, ˈdȯf\

Definition of doff

doffeddof·fing

  1. :  to take off <He politely doffed his cap.>





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