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verb (adverb)
(tr) to perform, write, consume, etc, quickly and easilyhe tossed off a letter to Jim
(tr) to drink quickly at one draught
(intr) British slang to masturbate
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toss off

1

Do readily or without effort, as in Asimov was amazing, tossing off book after book. [Mid-1800s]

2

Also, toss down. Consume quickly, especially a drink in one draft. For example, He tossed off the beer and headed for the door, or She tossed down one glass after another. [Late 1500s]

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