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Definition of lay off

lay off

verb

  • to stop consuming.
                                                  

    Citation from Chicago (2002 movie) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 24 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 24 2010.

  • to stop criticizing.
    Hey man, lay off!
                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Acid Queen", Reaper (TV), Season 1 Episode 13 (2008) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 24 2010.

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Other terms relating to 'to eat, drink':

Definitions include: to eat voraciously.
Definitions include: eating at a restaurant and leaving without paying.
Definitions include: put one down; criticize.
Definitions include: to eat all the food on one's plate.
Definitions include: to clean.
Definitions include: to consume.
Definitions include: to hold two alcoholic drinks, one in each hand.
Definitions include: to defeat soundly.
Definitions include: to eat a lot of food.
Definitions include: to expel liquid (or, more rarely, food) out one's nose by laughing in the middle of a swallow.
Definitions include: to relax; "hang out.
Definitions include: to gorge on unhealthy food.
Definitions include: to eat.
Definitions include: to eat.
Definitions include: to eat.

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Other terms relating to 'lay':

Definitions include: relaxed and comfortable.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: to defecate a large amount.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: to enforce the rules.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: to eat voraciously.
Definitions include: to exaggerate.
Definitions include: to reveal the truth.
Definitions include: to exaggerate.
Definitions include: to reveal the truth.
Definitions include: to hide.
Definitions include: to flatulate.
Definitions include: to tell.

Other terms relating to 'off':

Definitions include: what was previously expected to happen may not.
Definitions include: large buttocks.
Definitions include: to move away from.
Definitions include: to masturbate.
Definitions include: to get out of a prior obligation by asking.
Definitions include: to take on a situation one can't master.
Definitions include: to reprimand.
Definitions include: to ignore another person(s) in a rude manner.
Definitions include: to get rid of aggression or anger.
Definitions include: to do something to get rid of negative emotions.
Definitions include: to cheat on one's spouse.
Definitions include: to bore one.
Definitions include: to suggest ideas to another person to get feedback.
Definitions include: annoyed, very cross.
Definitions include: to end a relationship.

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