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Definition of slough verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they slough
he / she / it sloughs
past simple sloughed
-ing form sloughing
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to lose a layer of dead skin, etc. slough something a snake sloughing its skin slough something off Slough off dead skin cells by using a facial scrub. Phrasal Verbsslough somethingoff
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: slough