tee off

tee off  {v.}
1. To hit the golf ball from a small wooden peg or tee to begin play for each hole.
We got to the golf course just in time to see the champion tee off.
2.  {slang}
To hit a ball, especially a baseball very hard or far.
He teed off on the first pitch.
3.  {slang}
To attack vigorously.
The governor teed off on his opponent's speech.
4.  {slang}
To make (someone) angry or disgusted.
It teed me off when Billy stole my candy.
Joe was teed off because he had to wait so long.
Categories: slang time verb