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cast off

verb as in reject

adjective as in thrown away

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Example Sentences

The boys wear what look like cast-off gym clothes with sandals.

Around the world, people are putting garbage and cast-off materials to productive use.

Does he pick up yet another identity, a cast-off item left on a barstool?

That little chapel, he continues, which contains the cast-off garments of his soul, is bright with solid silver.

He has delivered the two heads of our great society into the hands of one of its cast-off branches!

He was dressed in pants made of old sailcloth, and the tattered cast-off blouse of a Union soldier.

This dealer in cast-off clothes, getting lively as she talked, pictured herself unconsciously while telling of others.

The water-line is strewn with cast-off salmon heads and entrails.


On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cast-off, such as: age-old, antique, crumbling, former, old-fashioned, and old-time.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.