V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: to take off, especially clothing

Synonyms: remove

Antonyms: don

Tips: Doff comes from the old way of saying "take off," which was "do off." The word doff is not used too commonly in contemporary English, but it is tested on the GRE exam.

Usage Examples:

All the men doffed their hats at the funeral. (removed)

Why don't you doff your jacket and come inside? (remove, take off)

He doffed his hat as a show of respect. (removed, took off)

It is proper to doff your hat when you go indoors. (remove, take off)

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