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Origin of kiss-off
Example sentences from the Web for kiss-off
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
The off-year special election into which Duke threw himself drew little media notice at first.
Aaron Paul may play a young Han Solo in the first Star Wars spin-off.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
She embraced Otteline; and gave him her hand to kiss, with repeated expressions of future confidence in the husband of her friend.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
On the impulse he embraced her, and in the darkness found her lips, and the kiss was like a soul touch.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
One more kiss at the carriage-window and the train started, for even Italian trains must start at last.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
He longed for death with a full and yearning desire, and he could kiss the hand that would be merciful and give the fatal blow.
British Dictionary definitions for kiss-off
Idioms and Phrases with kiss-off
Dismiss or reject, as in He kissed off their offer. This usage alludes to kissing something goodbye [Slang; c. 1900]
Be forced to give up or regard as lost, as in You can kiss off that promotion. [Slang; late 1940s]
Get out, go away, as in She told the reporters to kiss off. [Slang; early 1990s]