go off


go off
   1. to achieve a sexual orgasm
   Of both sexes:
    There was an old whore of Montrose
   Who'd go off any time that she chose.
   (Playboy's Book of Limericks)
   2. to lose quality or putrefy
   Standard English of food etc. and other figurative uses:
    But no shell had hit near Sergeant Porter. He had just gone off for no reason. (H. Brown, 1944 — the sergeant had not deserted but had lost his nerve)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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