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OFF THE HOOK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does off the hook mean? 

OFF THE HOOK (adjective)
  The adjective OFF THE HOOK has 1 sense:

1. freed from danger or blame or obligation

  Familiarity information: OFF THE HOOK used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OFF THE HOOK (adjective)


Sense 1off the hook [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Freed from danger or blame or obligation

Context example:

I let him off the hook with a mild reprimand

Similar:

safe (free from danger or the risk of harm)


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