slope off

Definition of slope off

British, informal

  1. :  to leave a place quietly or secretly He sloped off to bed.

Word by Word Definitions

slopeplay
  1. :  that slants :  sloping

  1. :  to take an oblique course

    :  to lie or fall in a slant :  incline

    :  go, travel

  1. :  ground that forms a natural or artificial incline

    :  upward or downward slant or inclination or degree of slant

    :  the part of a continent draining to a particular ocean

  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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