Definition of toss off
1 informal : to produce (something) quickly and without much effort He tossed off a few lines of poetry.
2 informal : to drink (something) quickly He tossed off a shot of whiskey.
3 British, informal + impolite : to touch or rub one's own sexual organs for sexual pleasure : to masturbate
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: away from land
: at a distance in space or time
: 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
: office; officer; official
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