Definition of toss off
- He tossed off a few lines of poetry.
- He tossed off a shot of whiskey.
: to throw with a quick, light, or careless motion or with a sudden jerk
: to throw up in the air
: an act or instance of tossing: such as
: throw, pitch
: an abrupt tilting or upward fling
: from a place or position
: at a distance in space or time
: from a course : aside
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
: more removed or distant
: to go away : depart
: kill, murder
: competition : contest
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