First Known Use of cast-off
Definition of cast off
- cast off a hunting dog
- cast off a boat
Examples of cast off in a Sentence
once she became rich and didn't need them anymore, she cast off all her old friends like so much junk
Recent Examples of cast off from the Web
Gloucester is all too quick to believe Edmund’s lies and cast off Edgar (Oliver Johnstone), the son who actually loves him.
While Westbrook has been less efficient and less productive than last season, the quality of his play hasn’t swung so wildly that he should be cast off.
Before casting off every shred of dignity and abandoning itself to good-humored excess, the movie passes itself off as a reasonably serious science fiction movie.
Sunday was a chance, the one day in the week, to cast off the shabby work clothes or the uniforms and show off.
By March 1, Trump seemed finally to have cast off the restraints.
Gonzalez once left Arizona in a huff, penciled out by a new regime that studied analytics before their time, cast off to spend his last two seasons with the Dodgers and Marlins.
Now, for some reason never explained in the Station premiere, Ben has cast off his medical career to become a probationary fireman.
Oladipo, cast off by two teams in four years, worked relentlessly this past offseason to take his game to another next level.
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First Known Use of cast off
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Definition of cast-off for English Language Learners
: thrown or given away
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