Meaning of PEEL OFF in English
- PEEL OFF
peel off phrasal verb ( see also ↑ peel )
1 . peel something ↔ off to take your clothes off:
Tom peeled off his wet T-shirt and shorts.
2 . peel off $20/£50 etc informal to take a piece of paper money from the top of a pile of paper money:
Manville peeled off a 20, and pressed it into the man’s hand.
3 . to leave a moving group of vehicles, aircraft etc and go in a different direction:
Two motorcycles peeled off from the line.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012