Associations to the word «Takeoff»


TAKEOFF, noun. The rising or ascent of an aircraft or rocket into flight.
TAKEOFF, noun. A parody or lampoon of someone or something.
TAKEOFF, noun. A quantification, especially of building materials.
TAKEOFF, noun. (printing) (UK) (historical) The removal of sheets from the press.
TAKEOFF, noun. The spot from which one takes off; specifically, the place from which a jumper rises in leaping.

Dictionary definition

TAKEOFF, noun. A departure; especially of airplanes.
TAKEOFF, noun. The initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne.
TAKEOFF, noun. A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.
TAKEOFF, noun. Humorous or satirical mimicry.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope