Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

falloff

play
noun fall·off \ˈfȯl-ˌȯf\

Definition of falloff

  1. :  a decline especially in quantity or quality <a falloff in exports> <a falloff of light intensity>



Examples of falloff in a sentence

  1. <the falloff in sales was more than the store could weather and so its closing was inevitable>



1880

First Known Use of falloff

1880


Learn More about falloff


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up falloff? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by grandiloquent style

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

soothe reduce disapprove perplex
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ