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cast-off definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: thrown away; "wearing someone's cast-off clothes"; "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged some thrown-away furniture" [syn: cast-off, discarded, throwaway, thrown-away]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1613 thrown away or aside castoff noun

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cast-off Cast"-off`, a. Cast or laid aside; as, cast-off clothes.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also castoff(cast-offs) Cast-off things, especially clothes, are ones which someone no longer uses because they are old or unfashionable, and which they give to someone else or throw away. Alexandra looked plump and awkward in her cast-off clothing. ADJ: ADJ n Cast-off is also a noun. I never had anything new to wear as a child, only a cousin's cast-offs. N-COUNT: usu pl

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Discarded, castaway, cast-aside, thrown aside, worn, worn-out.


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