work off

verb

worked off; working off; works off

transitive verb

: to dispose of or get rid of by work or activity

Word History

First Known Use

1618, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of work off was in 1618

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Cite this Entry

“Work off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/work%20off. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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