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Meaning of PEEL OFF

Pronunciation:  peel of

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  peel off in scales; of skin
  2. [v]  take off, as with some difficulty; "He peeled off his blood-soaked shirt"
  3. [v]  come off in flakes or thin small pieces; "The paint in my house is peeling off"
  4. [v]  peel off the outer layer of something
  5. [v]  to leave a formation; of airplanes
 
 Synonyms: desquamate, flake, flake off, peel
 
 See Also: break away, break off, chip, chip off, come off, curve, cut, exfoliate, exuviate, molt, moult, pare, shed, sheer, skin, slew, slough, slue, swerve, take off, trend, veer

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: barnstorm, carry away, come apart, come off, come undone, come unstuck, control, copilot, crack up, disintegrate, drive, fall off, fall to pieces, fly, fly apart, get loose, give way, go to pieces, manipulate, pilot, solo, spring apart, start, unravel
 

 

 

 

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