Definition of falloff
: a decline especially in quantity or quality a falloff in exports a falloff of light intensity
Examples of falloff in a Sentence
the falloff in sales was more than the store could weather and so its closing was inevitable
Recent Examples of falloff from the Web
The defection of such next-generation stars as Abreu, Yoenis Cespedes and Yasiel Puig is one reason for the falloff.
That falloff mirrors a general decline in ratings for summer reality shows.
Federal judges stayed those orders, but the confusion over them has contributed to a falloff in refugees entering the United States.
District reports on the service sector were generally positive, although one District's contacts in the tourism industry reported a falloff in international visitors.
Yet the falloff in job growth is being reflected in the sector’s wages: Over the past two years, pay across Oregon industries has outpaced gains in tech.
That new configuration has left Democrats with a boom-and-bust coalition, because the latter two groups are much more likely to vote in presidential elections than midterms; that off-year falloff has been particularly severe among young people.
But the worm falloff has disrupted the supply chain.
Republicans will surely notice the sharp falloff in loyalist turnout in Republican bastions.
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