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Synonyms of slough in English:


  • the nudibranch sloughed its armour and acquired a new set of biological and chemical defences in a matter of seconds, he sloughs off the image of a carefree billionaire
    dispose of, discard, throw away, throw out, get rid of, toss out;
    shed, jettison, scrap, cast aside/off, repudiate, abandon, relinquish, drop, dispense with, have done with, reject, shrug off, throw on the scrapheap
    informal chuck (away/out), fling away, dump, ditch, axe, bin, junk, get shut of
    British informal get shot of
    North American informal trash
    archaic forsake
    [Antonyms] keep, acquire
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