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Definition of "put-off" []

  • A shift for evasion or delay; an evasion; an excuse. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "put-off" in a sentence
  • "All were clean and had friendly staffs, serving hearty indigenous-fare meals that wouldn't put-off "Western" palates."
  • "We learned from Gramm-Rudman-Hollings that long-term plans are a put-off for later Congresses to do the cutting -- which doesn't happen."
  • "I can't imagine why some of the pros would have been put-off by there being a woman in the Classic, particularly since there have been others in years past."