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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sahyn-awf, -of]
    • /ˈsaɪnˌɔf, -ˌɒf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sahyn-awf, -of]
    • /ˈsaɪnˌɔf, -ˌɒf/

Definitions of signoff word

  • noun signoff a token; indication. 1
  • noun signoff any object, action, event, pattern, etc., that conveys a meaning. 1
  • noun signoff a conventional or arbitrary mark, figure, or symbol used as an abbreviation for the word or words it represents. 1
  • noun signoff a motion or gesture used to express or convey an idea, command, decision, etc.: Her nod was a sign that it was time to leave. 1
  • noun signoff a notice, bearing a name, direction, warning, or advertisement, that is displayed or posted for public view: a traffic sign; a store sign. 1
  • noun signoff a trace; vestige: There wasn't a sign of them. 1

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Origin of signoff

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
First recorded in 1925-30; noun use of verb phrase sign off

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Parts of speech for Signoff


signoff popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

signoff usage trend in Literature

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