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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 ?
She taught him to read and to write, to doff his cap without awkwardness and to answer directly and truthfully both lord and peasant.
I should have mentioned that shortly after Toby's disappearance, perceiving the uncertainty of the time I might be obliged to remain in the valley--if, indeed, I ever should escape from it--and considering that my whole wardrobe consisted of a shirt and a pair of trousers, I resolved to doff these garments at once, in order to preserve them in a suitable condition for wear should I again appear among civilized beings.
I wull have satisfaction o' thee," answered the squire; "so doff thy clothes.
WHEN Alexander the Great saw the size of hi s domain he wept - for there more worlds to Even the most hard-to-impress cavemen doffs his furry cap to a man who conquered most of the known world before dying aged 33.