'Slough Off' Phrasal Verb

Definition of Slough off phrasal verb

Slough off phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Get rid of, dispose
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: The government is increasing its powers but is SLOUGHING OFF responsibility for its failures.
  2. Meaning: Lose or shed outer layers of skin
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: Snakes SLOUGH OFF their old skin.
  3. Meaning: Ignore or trivialize an injury or insult
    (Separable [optional] | American English)
    » Example: He SLOUGHED OFF the pain and continued running.