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 Dictionary entry overview: What does putoff mean? 

PUTOFF (noun)
  The noun PUTOFF has 1 sense:

1. a pretext for delay or inaction

  Familiarity information: PUTOFF used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PUTOFF (noun)

Sense 1putoff [BACK TO TOP]


A pretext for delay or inaction

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("putoff" is a kind of...):

pretext; stalking-horse (something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason)

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