peel out

Definition of peel out

US, informal

  1. :  to speed away from a place in a car, on a motorcycle, etc. Dirt and gravel flew as he peeled out into the street.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to strip off an outer layer of

    :  to remove by stripping

    :  to come off in sheets or scales

  1. :  the skin or rind of a fruit

    :  a thin layer of organic material that is embedded in a film of collodion and stripped from the surface of an object (such as a plant fossil) for microscopic study

    :  chemical peel

  1. :  a usually long-handled spade-shaped instrument that is used chiefly by bakers for getting something (such as bread or pies) into or out of the oven

  1. :  a medieval small massive fortified tower along the Scottish-English border —called also peel tower

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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to cast off or become cast off

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