[ fawl-awf, -of ]
/ ˈfɔlˌɔf, -ˌɒf /
a decline in quantity, vigor, etc.
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Origin of falloff
First recorded in 1595–1605; noun use of verb phrase fall off
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British Dictionary definitions for falloff
to drop unintentionally to the ground from (a high object, bicycle, etc), esp after losing one's balance
(adverb) to diminish in size, intensity, etc; decline or weakenbusiness fell off after Christmas
(adverb) nautical to allow or cause a vessel to sail downwind of her former heading
a decline or drop
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Idioms and Phrases with falloff
see fall away.
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