takeoff

1 ENTRIES FOUND:
Save
takeoff /ˈteɪkˌɑːf/ noun
plural takeoffs
takeoff
/ˈteɪkˌɑːf/
noun
plural takeoffs
Learner's definition of TAKEOFF
: the moment when an airplane, helicopter, etc., leaves the ground and begins to fly
[noncount]
[count]
[count] : the beginning of a jump
[count] : a sudden increase in size, activity, or popularity
[count] : a new or unusual way of making or doing something
[count]
: a performance in which someone copies the way another person speaks, moves, etc., in usually a humorous way
chiefly US : a piece of writing, music, etc., that imitates the style of someone or something else in an amusing way : parody
see also take off at 1take
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up takeoff? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.