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doff

 (dôf, dŏf)
tr.v. doffed, doff·ing, doffs
1. To take off; remove: doff one's clothes.
2. To tip or remove (one's hat) in salutation.
3. To put aside; discard.

[Middle English doffen, from don off, to do off : don, to do; see do1 + off, off; see off.]

doff

(dɒf)
vb (tr)
1. (Clothing & Fashion) to take off or lift (one's hat) in salutation
2. (Clothing & Fashion) to remove (clothing)
[Old English dōn of; see do1, off; compare don1]
ˈdoffer n

doff

(dɒf, dɔf)

v.t.
1. to remove or take off, as clothing.
2. to remove or tip (the hat), as in greeting.
3. to throw off; get rid of.
[1300–50; Middle English, contraction of do off; compare don1]
doff′er, n.

doff


Past participle: doffed
Gerund: doffing

Imperative
doff
doff
Present
I doff
you doff
he/she/it doffs
we doff
you doff
they doff
Preterite
I doffed
you doffed
he/she/it doffed
we doffed
you doffed
they doffed
Present Continuous
I am doffing
you are doffing
he/she/it is doffing
we are doffing
you are doffing
they are doffing
Present Perfect
I have doffed
you have doffed
he/she/it has doffed
we have doffed
you have doffed
they have doffed
Past Continuous
I was doffing
you were doffing
he/she/it was doffing
we were doffing
you were doffing
they were doffing
Past Perfect
I had doffed
you had doffed
he/she/it had doffed
we had doffed
you had doffed
they had doffed
Future
I will doff
you will doff
he/she/it will doff
we will doff
you will doff
they will doff
Future Perfect
I will have doffed
you will have doffed
he/she/it will have doffed
we will have doffed
you will have doffed
they will have doffed
Future Continuous
I will be doffing
you will be doffing
he/she/it will be doffing
we will be doffing
you will be doffing
they will be doffing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been doffing
you have been doffing
he/she/it has been doffing
we have been doffing
you have been doffing
they have been doffing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been doffing
you will have been doffing
he/she/it will have been doffing
we will have been doffing
you will have been doffing
they will have been doffing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been doffing
you had been doffing
he/she/it had been doffing
we had been doffing
you had been doffing
they had been doffing
Conditional
I would doff
you would doff
he/she/it would doff
we would doff
you would doff
they would doff
Past Conditional
I would have doffed
you would have doffed
he/she/it would have doffed
we would have doffed
you would have doffed
they would have doffed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.doff - remove; "He doffed his hat"
take off - remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"

doff

verb
1. tip, raise, remove, lift, take off The peasants doffed their hats.
2. take off, remove, shed, discard, throw off, cast off, slip out of, slip off, divest yourself of He doffed his shirt and jeans.

doff

verb
To take from one's own person:
Translations

doff

[dɒf] VT (frm) → quitarse
to doff one's hatquitarse el sombrero

doff

[ˈdɒf] vt (old-fashioned) (= take off) [+ hat, coat] → ôter

doff

vt hatziehen, lüften; (old) garmentablegen

doff

[dɒf] vt (old) (hat, coat) → togliere
to doff one's hat to sb → levarsi il cappello davanti a qn
References in classic literature ?
Almost every time a new carriage drove up a whisper ran through the crowd and caps were doffed.
Alleyne doffed hat and bowed head at the sight of him, but the serf folded his hands and leaned them upon his cudgel, looking with little love at the knot of nobles and knights-in-waiting who rode behind the king.
Up they ran to Robin Hood and doffed their caps to him respectfully, while the Sheriff sat still from very amazement.
Then the Sheriff stepped down from the raised seat and came to where the archers stood, while all doffed their caps that saw him coming.
We had taken a good deal of trouble to teach ourselves the kindly German custom of saluting all strangers with doffed hat, and we resolutely clung to it, that morning, although it kept us bareheaded most of the time a nd was not always responded to.
He wore a high square yellow cap of a peculiar fashion, assigned to his nation to distinguish them from Christians, and which he doffed with great humility at the door of the hall.
It was a venue fit for a king and though our man at the decks kept his crown covered for most of the night he doffed his cap to promoters Clockwork who helped the whole thing tick over nicely.
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BOOKIES have doffed their cap to a mystery punter who travelled to Teesside to back the winner of this year's Man Booker Prize.
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