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Toss off   /tɔs ɔf/   Listen
Toss off

Write quickly.  Synonyms: dash off, fling off, knock off, scratch off.  "He scratched off a thank-you note to the hostess"
Drink down entirely.  Synonyms: belt down, bolt down, down, drink down, kill, pop, pour down.  "She killed a bottle of brandy that night" , "They popped a few beer after work"

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"Toss off" Quotes from Famous Books

... He had no intention of spoiling his last days by working. Every morning the Sixth went in for a three hours' paper, at nine-thirty. Before eleven Gordon had always shown up his papers, and strolled out of the room to read Paradise Lost in his study. In the afternoon he usually managed to toss off the two hours' exam. in three quarters of ...
— The Loom of Youth • Alec Waugh

... wounded, and the powerful voice of Vincent. It was terrific between decks; the smoke was so thick, that those who came down for the powder could not see, but felt their way to the screen. Every two seconds, I heard the men come aft, toss off the can of liquor, and throw it on the deck, hen they went to resume ...
— Percival Keene • Frederick Marryat

Words linked to "Toss off" :   indite, write, writing, drink, authorship, pen, compose, composition, penning, imbibe

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