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
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Still, Hirji said Coinbase's M&A strategy was not impacted by Circle's Poloniex acquisition, and cast off the idea that the deal could signal further shakeups among cryptocurrency exchanges.
Take, for example, Lupita Nyong'o, who cast off her cobalt eye shadow in favor of a wash of brow-reaching burgundy that played well with a warming rubicund lip gloss.
Patrick McCaw, who hasn’t hit a three-point shot since Dec. 27 (going 0-for-13), did some aggressive driving but did not cast off from deep and shot 1-for-4.
Rowe, the 2015 second-round pick whom Philadelphia casted off after one year, has struggled throughout this season.
In recent decades the scientific consensus has been that the moon formed billions of years ago from debris cast off when a Mars-sized object dealt Earth a glancing blow.
But only, Bernard notes, because Larsen was casting off overheated 19th-century literary tropes to break free of them.
In Europe, this means denying or downplaying collaboration with the Third Reich (or in Germany itself, casting off a sense of national responsibility for it).
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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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