lick off

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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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She kept stirring her tea with her teaspoon and licking her fingers and pressing them onto the crumbs on the plate and licking them off. "God, I'm sorry, Marilyn.