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English definition of “slope off”

slope off

UK informal
verb [I] uk phrasal verb with slope   /sləʊp/ us    /sloʊp/
to leave somewhere quietly so that you are not noticed, usually to avoid work: I saw you sloping off just after lunch yesterday!Departing
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