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

peel off

verb

Definition of peel off

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to veer away from an airplane formation especially for diving or landing

  3. 2 :  depart, leave



Examples of peel off

  1. <it's rude to peel off like that without thanking your host>

  2. <peeled off the wet clothes and tossed them over the shower rod>



1941

First Known Use of peel off

1941



Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

February 11, 2016

the holder of an office

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

2.2 pounds 196.5 pounds 16.96 pounds 100 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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

TAKE THE QUIZ