Definition of send-off in English:

send-off

Syllabification: send-off

noun

  • A celebratory demonstration of goodwill at a person’s departure: I got an affectionate send-off from my colleagues
    More example sentences
    • Queen Ida, landlady of the Slip Inn for 24 years, was given a grand send-off at her funeral at Milnrow Parish Church on Monday.
    • The aircraft will be raised on deck for 90 minutes for the farewell send-off.
    • In Japan, few rituals are as tightly scripted as the send-off for the dearly departed.
    Synonyms
    farewell, goodbye, adieu, leave-taking, valediction
    archaic vale

More definitions of send-off

Definition of send-off in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea