[fawl-awf, -of]


a decline in quantity, vigor, etc.

Origin of falloff

First recorded in 1595–1605; noun use of verb phrase fall off
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Examples from the Web for falloff

Contemporary Examples of falloff

  • This eliminates most of the falloff in growth that R&R find from high debt levels.

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    Austerity Guru Voodoo

    Michael Tomasky

    April 16, 2013

  • The drop is entirely due to a falloff in employment among women.

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    A Bleak Jobs Outlook

    Dean Baker

    August 6, 2010