shuffle off


transitive verb

: to get rid of : push away : shirk
when we have shuffled off this mortal coilShakespeare
shuffle off the heavy burden of our guiltRichard Chase
teachers cannot … shuffle off their responsibilityC. I. Glicksberg

intransitive verb

: to be on one's way : mosey along
let him shuffle off to the wildernessJ. B. Priestley

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“Shuffle off.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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