off one's feed

off one's feed
idi sts off one's feed, Slang.
without any appetite for food, esp. because of illness

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • off\ one's\ feed — • off (one s) feed adj. phr. informal Not feeling well; lacking in vitality; droopy; moody. Mary was worried; her canary was off feed. Jerry seemed to be off his feed; he did not joke and laugh with the others …   Словарь американских идиом

  • off one's feed — phrasal 1. : having little appetite for food : unwilling to eat a normal amount of food the child was off his feed and cried a good deal 2. : not feeling well : upset * * * off one s feed Without appetite, disinclined to eat • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • To be off one's feed — Off Off, prep. Not on; away from; as, to be off one s legs or off the bed; two miles off the shore. Addison. [1913 Webster] {Off hand}. See {Offhand}. {Off side} (Football), out of play; said when a player has got in front of the ball in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Off one's hands — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To be off one's food — Off Off, prep. Not on; away from; as, to be off one s legs or off the bed; two miles off the shore. Addison. [1913 Webster] {Off hand}. See {Offhand}. {Off side} (Football), out of play; said when a player has got in front of the ball in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feed — [fēd] vt. fed, feeding [ME feden < OE fedan < base of foda, FOOD] 1. to give food to; provide food for 2. a) to provide as food [to feed oats to horses] b) to serve as food for …   English World dictionary

  • off\ feed — • off (one s) feed adj. phr. informal Not feeling well; lacking in vitality; droopy; moody. Mary was worried; her canary was off feed. Jerry seemed to be off his feed; he did not joke and laugh with the others …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Off — Off, prep. Not on; away from; as, to be off one s legs or off the bed; two miles off the shore. Addison. [1913 Webster] {Off hand}. See {Offhand}. {Off side} (Football), out of play; said when a player has got in front of the ball in a scrimmage …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Off hand — Off Off, prep. Not on; away from; as, to be off one s legs or off the bed; two miles off the shore. Addison. [1913 Webster] {Off hand}. See {Offhand}. {Off side} (Football), out of play; said when a player has got in front of the ball in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Off side — Off Off, prep. Not on; away from; as, to be off one s legs or off the bed; two miles off the shore. Addison. [1913 Webster] {Off hand}. See {Offhand}. {Off side} (Football), out of play; said when a player has got in front of the ball in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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