[wawk-awf, -of]

noun Informal.

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.

Origin of walk-off

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