get off

get off 1) informal escape a punishment. 2) go to sleep. 3) (get off with) Brit. informal have a sexual encounter with.
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  • get off on — (slang) To get excitement from • • • Main Entry: ↑get * * * ˌget ˈoff on [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they get off on he/she/it gets off on …   Useful english dictionary

  • Get Off — was a hit song by Miami based Latin/disco band Foxy in 1978. Released from their LP of the same name, the song became a crossover hit. It spent two weeks at number one during the fall of that year and also peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Hot… …   Wikipedia

  • get off — index alight Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • get off — Synonyms and related words: achieve satisfaction, advance, alight, be getting along, be off, blow, break in, bring out, buzz off, climax, climb down, come, come away, commence, cop a plea, cop out, depart, dismount, ejaculate, embark, emit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • get off — verb 1. leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc. (Freq. 3) • Ant: ↑get on • Hypernyms: ↑exit, ↑go out, ↑get out, ↑leave • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • get off — Ⅰ. UK US get off Phrasal Verb with get({{}}/get/ verb ( tt , got, got, or US gotten) ► [I or T] INFORMAL to leave work with permission, usually at the end of the day: »If the factory workers have met their …   Financial and business terms

  • get off — verb a) To move from being on top of (something) to not being on top of it. Get off your chair and help me. b) To move (something) from being on top of (something else) to not being on top of it. Get off your rear and help me. Syn …   Wiktionary

  • get off — verb Date: 1606 intransitive verb 1. to avoid the most serious consequences of a dangerous situation or punishment < got off with a light sentence > 2. start, leave < got off on the trip early > 3. to leave work with permission or as scheduled 4 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • get off on — verb To be excited or aroused by; to derive pleasure from. I dont get off on champagne. See Also: get off, get on …   Wiktionary

  • get off — phr verb Get off is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑passenger Get off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑bicycle, ↑bike, ↑boat, ↑bus, ↑cart, ↑coach, ↑ferry, ↑freeway, ↑ground, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • get off at — phr verb Get off at is used with these nouns as the object: ↑exit …   Collocations dictionary


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