[poo l-awf, -of]


an act of pulling off: The inn is well worth a pull-off from the Interstate.
a rest area at the side of a road where vehicles may park.

Origin of pull-off

First recorded in 1855–60; noun use of verb phrase pull off
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Historical Examples of pull-off

  • Most of the modern work reveals a tiny blue dot at the pull-off of the fine hair brush or pencil.