1. (also fug-off) a lazy or inefficient person, who prefers to fuck off rather than work.
|(con. 1944) Naked and Dead 290: You think I’m just a fug-off, don’t you?|
|Proud Highway (1997) 436: I’ve turned into a fuck-off as far as this journalism is concerned.letter 29 Jan. in|
|Bad (1995) 44: All nine dudes on our crew were young blacks, and we were all fuck-offs.|
|(con. c.1967) Firefight 149: Amaro here is the Cougar Company fuckoff.|
|at quiz.myyearbook.com 13 June [Internet] Do you think bush is a total fuck off?|
2. a despicable thing.
|Sel. Letters (1981) 721: Now I feel as unclean as when I read his fuck-off book. It has all the charm and trueness of the real and imitation fuck off.letter 5 Mar. in Baker|
3. a gesture of contempt.
|Out After Dark 15: Old Fanning appeared at his front window and made feck-off gestures of great savagery.|
|Harmony Corruption [album liner notes] Finally, a total Fuck Off to all the people who label us rockstars or say we’ve sold out.|
|Guardian Rev. 12 May 9: I had been rejected so many times [...] that when I sent off Flight Club, I thought it was just a fuck off to New York publishing. It was my last gesture.|
4. a statement of prohibition.
|Close Pursuit (1988) 53: Maybe you had to bust a guy and you get a polite fuck-off from your Detective Supervisor — no no no can’t touch that little shit.|
5. an irritating or frustrating situation.
|Crumple Zone 83: They’ll do nothing after being a bit patronising [...] which is even more of a fuck-off.|
|Guardian G2 14 Feb. 4: A justifiable fuck-off.|