Definition of "doff" [doff]

  • To take off; remove: doff one's clothes. (verb-transitive)
  • To tip or remove (one's hat) in salutation. (verb-transitive)
  • To put aside; discard. (verb-transitive)

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Use "doff" in a sentence
  • "_Do on_, put on; often shortened into "don"; cf. doff, which is shortened from do off."
  • ""doff" it is. actually, why don't i just add that to the "don" entry, since it's essentially the same thing?"
  • "So park your Fiat 500 in the driveway of your Mid-Century modern rancher, doff your bouclĂ© suit and prim pumps, and settle back in your Eames couch: In one sense, 'Mad Men' is always on these days."