beat off

verb

Definition of beat off

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  repel

  3. intransitive verb
  4. vulgar :  masturbate —used of a male

Examples of beat off in a sentence

  1. the defense managed to beat off those offensive players who were taking shots at the goalie

15th Century

First Known Use of beat off

15th century


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