Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “pack sb off”

pack sb off

informal phrasal verb with pack
 
 
/pæk/ verb
to send someone away: We were packed off to our grandparents' for the summer holidays.Evicting and forcing to leavePunishing someone by sending them somewhere else
(Definition of pack sb off from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “pack sb off” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

scrumpy

an alcoholic drink made from apples

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More