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lick off

1. To remove something by lapping it up with one's tongue. A noun or pronoun can be used between "lick" and "off." The animal licked the dirt and blood off its young. We sat licking ice cream off our hands in the hot summer sun.
2. vulgar slang To bring a woman to orgasm by performing cunnilingus. A noun or pronoun can be used between "lick" and "off."
See also: lick, off
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

lick something off (of) something

 and lick something off
to remove something from something by licking with the tongue. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) The dog licked the grease off of the floor where the meat had dropped. The dog licked off the grease.
See also: lick, off
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Ray flickered up and down the towing path, licking off the people who ran this way and that, and came down to the water's edge not fifty yards from where I stood.
Well, truth be told, PYO may not be a rigger in the real sense of it, but it is an ugly truth that the oil he is licking off his principal's palm looks everything stolen and Yoruba have a way of describing anyone, helping a thief ease his loot, from the shelf.
The behavior often takes the form of excessive grooming, resulting in the cat licking off or pulling out so much fur that the abdomen or another area is bare.
The foot traffic was lighter than expected, but Salama kept baking, developing her recipes to produce cupcakes that were getting moister, frosting that was fluffy and so worth making a mess of one's self by licking off with a finger.
Unfortunately, it's torched by a couple of teenage tearaways while he's otherwise engaged - licking off his spouse's new passion fruit-flavoured body paint.
Ava even came over to help, well I thought she was trying to help but I think she was just licking off the butter.
"You can't come to Dublin and not have a pint of Guinness," he said, shaking his head and licking off the white moustache.
Some might call it a mid-life crisis, but I prefer to think of it as a defining period of clarity and vision that will produce a worthwhile adult where previously there was somebody who still ate Jaffa Cakes by nibbling all the chocolate off the top and then licking off the orange bit and throwing the cakey bit away.
"Becoming popular following OreoCOs hit television commercial showing kids twisting off the tops of the Oreo cookies, licking off the cream filling and dunking the tops in milk, the Twist-Lick-and-Dunk ritual has proven ingenious," he quipped.
In 2002, their hobby became a side business in Sweet and Saucy, which now makes 20 different delectable sauces, good for topping ice cream, sweetening coffee or just licking off the spoon.
He said, 'As soon as the gritter goes past they converge on the road licking off the grit.
He said: "As soon as the gritter goes past they converge on the road licking off the grit.
While the first might cause gastrointestinal upset if any part is chewed, even brushing against lilies and subsequently licking off the pollen can be fatal to our feline friends.
PRODUCER: Brown; BRAZEN: Actress rubs her nipples; EXPLICIT: Woman licking off cream; WRITHING: Two couples in the video; WANTON: Girl plays with herself; EXPLICIT: Cover of DVD sex guide