peel off

verb
peeled off; peeling off; peels off

Definition of peel off

intransitive verb

1 : to veer away from an airplane formation especially for diving or landing
2 : depart, leave

Examples of peel off in a Sentence

it's rude to peel off like that without thanking your host peeled off the wet clothes and tossed them over the shower rod

First Known Use of peel off

1941, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of peel off was in 1941

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“Peel off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peel%20off. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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