Definition of live off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


live off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

live off somebody


live off something

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(often disapproving) to receive the money you need to live from somebody/something because you do not have any yourself She's still living off her parents. to live off welfare
to have one particular type of food as the main thing you eat in order to live He seems to live off junk food.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: live off