Definition of Castoff

1. a. Cast or laid aside; as, cast-off clothes.



Definition of Castoff

1. Noun. something that has been rejected or discarded; a reject ¹

2. Adjective. discarded or rejected ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Castoff

1. a discarded person or thing [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Castoff

castles
castles in the air
castless
castlet
castlets
castlette
castlettes
castling
castlings
castmate
castmates
castmember
castmembers
castock
castocks
castoff (current term)
castoffs
castor-oil
castor-oil plant
castor bean
castor bean plant
castor beans
castor oil
castor sugar
castoreums
castories
castorin
castors
castory

Literary usage of Castoff

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1. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"Mist castoff. How very charming! [Aside] What a gross creature she is! ... Miss castoff. Mr. Grub! I thought your ladyship didn't know Mr. Grub? ..."

2. Overing: Or, The Heir of Wycherly. A Historical Romance by Robert Hare (1852)
"castoff I" The latter heard the voice, and proceeded to the court to inquire what was ... Not knowing that Mr. Arnold lived there, castoff did as requested, ..."

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