topple off of (something)

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topple off of (something)

1. To tumble or plummet over the edge (of something tall). The weather vane came toppling off of the roof during the storm. Please don't get so close to the edge—one strong gust of wind, and you'll go toppling off of the cliffside!
2. To cause someone or something to tumble or plummet over the edge (of something). In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "topple" and "off." Watch where you're walking—you nearly toppled that bucket off of the roof! He charged into the mutineer and toppled him off of the boat.
See also: of, off, topple