drop-off

noun
\ˈdräp-ˌȯf \

Definition of drop-off 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a very steep or perpendicular descent

2 : a marked dwindling or decline a drop-off in attendance

3 : the act or an instance of making a usually brief deposit or delivery drop-off points along the route

drop off

verb
\ˌdräp-ˈȯf \

Definition of drop off (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to fall asleep

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Examples of drop-off in a Sentence

Verb

my interest in photography has dropped off over the years

First Known Use of drop-off

Noun

1923, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1812, in the meaning defined above

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drop-off

noun

English Language Learners Definition of drop-off

: a very steep downward slope

: a very large decrease in level or amount

: the act of taking someone or something to a place and then leaving : the act of dropping someone or something off

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