turf out/off

Definition of turf out/off

British, informal

  1. :  to force (someone) to leave a place or position She turfed him out of the house. He got turfed off the bus.

Word by Word Definitions

turfplay
  1. :  the upper stratum of soil bound by grass and plant roots into a thick mat

    :  a piece of this

    :  an artificial substitute for this (as on a playing field)

  1. :  to cover with turf

    :  to eject forcibly :  kick

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  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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