1. a departure; especially of airplanes
2. the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne
3. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
4. humorous or satirical mimicry
Sentences with takeoff as a noun:
- The flight was smooth, but the takeoff was a little rough.
- Weird Al's song "Lasagna" is a takeoff on the popular song "La Bamba".
- I'll give you an estimate after I do the quantity takeoffs for the trusses and structural steel.