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[skroo-awf, -of] /ˈskruˌɔf, -ˌɒf/
noun, Slang.
a loafer; idler.
Origin of screw-off
noun use of verb phrase screw off Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Food containers that are not waterproof include those with screw-off caps, snap lids and pull tops.
  • The strainer will have a screw-off cap to allow easy cleaning of the filter element in the field.
Slang definitions & phrases for screw-off



A person who evades work; idler; loafer; fuck-off (WWII Army)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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