Meaning of putoff

put•off

Pronunciation: (poot'ôf", -of"), [key]
— n.
  1. an act or instance of putting off.
  2. a delaying, postponing, or avoiding of something.
  3. an expressed excuse or evasion; demur: She responded with a polite but firm putoff.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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