sluff

[sluhf]
noun, verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
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sluff (slʌf)
 
n, —vb
bridge a variant spelling of slough

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sluff
"avoid work," 1951 slang variant of slough (v.).
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sluff (off) definition


and slough (off)
  1. in.
    to waste time; to goof off. : Watch him. He will sluff off if you don't keep after him.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
Cut it vertical, knowing and planning for it to sluff.
With the exception of a few localized sluff s, the watershed does not have unhealthy sediment loading downstream.
Individual fronds of kelp live for only six-months and then sluff off.
Reeves went on to say that research shows when the tests are taken by students with poor attendance and who sluff off, they fail.
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