pour off(redirected from pour something off)
To remove the top portion of some liquid by pouring. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pour" and "off." Once the mixture separates, you can pour off the oil that settles at the top. I don't care for so much head on my beer—would you mind pouring a bit off for me?
pour something off (of) somethingand pour something off
to drain liquid off the top of something. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Valerie poured the cream off the milk. Valerie poured off the cream.