shuck off

Definition of shuck off

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

Word by Word Definitions

shuck play
  1. : shell, husk: such as

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

  3. : the shell of an oyster or clam

  1. : to strip of shucks

  2. : to peel off (something, such as clothing)

  3. : to lay aside

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

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

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest


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