torque off

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a corruption of tick off.

Verb[edit]

torque off (third-person singular simple present torques off, present participle torquing off, simple past and past participle torqued off)

  1. (chiefly US, transitive, idiomatic) To annoy, distress, or anger.
    • 2004, Ray Ratto, "Better off, but at what price?," San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Mar.,
      It is hard to remember a talented player who so comprehensively bothered, annoyed, outraged and just plain torqued off the customers quite like Owens.

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