offcast


offcast
/awf"kast', -kahst', of"-/, adj.
1. discarded or rejected; castoff: his offcast suits.
n.
2. a castoff person or thing.
[1565-75; adj., n. use of v. phrase cast off]

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  • offcast — adjective Date: 1571 cast off ; discarded • offcast noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • offcast — noun That which is rejected or forcasten as useless …   Wiktionary

  • offcast — adj. abandoned; neglected; used, second hand; thrown away …   English contemporary dictionary

  • offcast — castoff …   Anagrams dictionary

  • offcast — off•cast [[t]ˈɔfˌkæst, ˌkɑst, ˈɒf [/t]] adj. 1) discarded or rejected; castoff 2) a castoff person or thing • Etymology: 1565–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • offcast — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: off (I) + cast, past participle of cast (after cast off) : cast off : discarded, rejected …   Useful english dictionary

  • castoff — offcast …   Anagrams dictionary


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