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walk-off

[wawk-awf, -of]
noun Informal.
  1. a person who escapes easily, especially by walking away from a place of detention; a walkaway: The guards rounded up the walk-offs from the prison farm.
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Origin of walk-off

First recorded in 1935–40; noun use of verb phrase walk off
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