shuck off

Definition of shuck off


  1. :  to remove and throw aside (something) He shucked off his coat.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  shell, husk: such as

    :  the outer covering of a nut or of an ear of corn

    :  the shell of an oyster or clam

  1. :  to strip of shucks

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

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to criticize severely

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