wipe off

wipe off
phr verb
Wipe off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑drop, ↑grease, ↑grime, ↑lipstick, ↑mascara

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  • wipe off — verb 1. remove by wiping (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑wipe away • Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wipe off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms wipe off : present tense I/you/we/they wipe off he/she/it wipes off present participle wiping off past tense wiped off past participle wiped off wipe something off something to reduce the value of something by …   English dictionary

  • wipe off — verb a) To remove something by wiping. Wipe a picture off the board. b) To destroy completely, leaving no trace Wipe water off the windscreen …   Wiktionary

  • wipe off —    to kill    The imagery is from erasing chalk from a blackboard. The phrase is used of death through the forces of nature or by virtue of man s inhumanity:     What more useful bird can you find, as wipes off worms an grubs as they did? (A.… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • wipe off — see wipe away …   English dictionary

  • wipe off — v. erase; wipe away …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Wipe off — Снимать; Стирать (краску ракелем) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • wipe off — /ˌwaɪp ɒf/ verb to remove something completely …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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