slope off

Definition of slope off

British, informal
:to leave a place quietly or secretly
  • He sloped off to bed.

Word by Word Definitions

slope play
  1. : that slants : sloping

  1. : to take an oblique course

  2. : to lie or fall in a slant : incline

  3. : go, travel

  1. : ground that forms a natural or artificial incline

  2. : upward or downward slant or inclination or degree of slant

  3. : the part of a continent draining to a particular ocean

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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