[ fuhk-awf, -of ]
/ ˈfʌkˌɔf, -ˌɒf /
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noun Slang: Vulgar.
a person who shirks responsibility or wastes time; malingerer; goldbrick.
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Origin of fuckoff
First recorded in 1940–45; noun use of verb phrase fuck off
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British Dictionary definitions for fuckoff
/ offensive, taboo, slang /
a forceful expression of dismissal or contempt
(intr) to go away
(tr) to irritate or annoy (a person)
(prenominal) very large or impressivea huge fuck-off cigar
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Other Idioms and Phrases with fuckoff
Go away, get out of here, as in Fuck off or I'll call the police. This idiom is used only as a command. [Vulgar slang; 1920s]
Spend time idly, loaf or shirk one's duty. For example, After twelve years of school some kids feel they're entitled to fuck off, or You're always fucking off instead of working. [Vulgar slang; 1940s]
be fucked off. To be furious, as in They didn't show up, and I am really fucked off. [Vulgar slang; c. 1940] Also see piss off.
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