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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pretext for delay or inaction.

Usage examples (9)
  • Noun : She responded with a polite but firm putoff
  • The fact that you are putoff by my comment says the TRUTH HAS BEEN TOLD!
  • I think these designs are great, but the shadiness behind it all is a bit of a putoff.
  • However the injuries he's had are a major putoff to clubs. for more
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