- verb1. take without permission (Freq. 1)-
he walked off with my wife!-
The thief walked off with my gold watch• Hypernyms: ↑steal• Verb Frames:-
Somebody ——s PP2. go away from-
The actor walked off before he got his cue-
I got annoyed and just walked off• Syn: ↑walk away• Verb Frames:-
* * *walk off [phrasal verb]1 : to leave somewhere suddenly especially as a way of showing disapproval
She slapped him in the face and walked off.
He walked off a cramp in his leg.
He walked off with $500,000 worth of jewelry.
They walked off with the state championship.• • •Main Entry: ↑walk
* * *ˌwalk ˈoff derivedto leave a person or place suddenly because you are angry or upsetMain entry: ↑walkderived
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