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  • EN [ ɒf]
  • US [ ɔːf]

English definition


  • 1. not in operation or operational;

    • "the oven is off"
    • "the lights are off"
  • 2. below a satisfactory level;

    • "an off year for tennis"
    • "his performance was off"
  • 3. (of events) no longer planned or scheduled;

    • "the wedding is definitely off"
  • 4. in an unpalatable state;

    • "sour milk"
  • 5. not performing or scheduled for duties;

    • "He's off every Tuesday"
    • "he was off duty when it happened"
    • "an off-duty policeman"


  • 1. from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete);

    • "ran away from the lion"
    • "wanted to get away from there"
    • "sent the children away to boarding school"
    • "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"
    • "went off to school"
    • "they drove off"
    • "go forth and preach"
  • 2. at a distance in space or time;

    • "the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"
    • "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"
    • "away back in the 18th century"
  • 3. no longer on or in contact or attached;

    • "clean off the dirt"
    • "he shaved off his mustache"

Example sentences

  • A squad of our troops held off six attacks of a numerically superior enemy.

  • The kitchen's off the dining room.

  • The news of rigged ballots has rubbed off much of the shine of their election victory.

  • He's always slagging his brother off.

  • He asked his father for the car, but his father said right off that he couldn't have it.

  • Save your breath; the boss will never give you the day off.

  • A gust of wind swept the bed off the roof and sent it crashing into the courtyard below.

  • The road branches off here.

  • Why haven't you got my letter? I sent it off last week.

  • If you live on a mountain , you live off the mountain ; if you live by the water , you live off the water.

  • Flicked the lint off the coat.

  • Good, you have exactly hit off the writer's style.

  • The newspaper blew off the table.

  • Responsibilities are not sloughed off so easily.

  • If plastic and rubber are burnt, they'll give off poisonous gases.

  • I rounded off the corners with sandpaper.

  • Let it cool off before you eat it.

  • She's been poorly off since her husband died.

  • He slashed the bark off the tree with his knife.

  • Why should it be put off till next month?

  • The singer was led off the stage by the maestro.

  • He slices off a thick piece from the loaf.

  • Every time I ask Bill to do a job for me, he skips off and plays with his friends!

  • I'm not going to be put off with that excuse.

  • Fools never know when they are well off.

  • The old lady looked a little off colour.

  • At least the club keeps the young people off the streets.

  • I could hear the director teeing off on his client's complaint as usual.

Phrase collocation

  • off and on

    intermittently; now and then


  • pissed off

    • His face got all red-colored whenever he was pissed off.

    • He gets a little p'd like I'm making fun of him.

    • I was peed off to hear that party had been cancelled.

  • to d off

    • I' m not just to'd off! I' m enraged.

  • way off

    • I think you're way off base. Try again!

    • Sorry. You are way off. You shoutd just give up.

  • brown off

    • Musically …to break time out of tempos is to brown off.

  • back off

    • Hey. back off a little. I don't get you.

    • The bouncer of hotel backed a drunkard off.

  • off ones chump

    • You silly clown. You're off your chump.

    • You seem half off your chump this morning.

  • talk ones head off

    • I talked my head off trying to convince them.

  • beer off

    • Bill had called at the beer-off by the street-end.

  • brown somebody off

    • What he did really browned me off.

    • I'm afraid I'm going to brown off everyone,but here goes anyway.

  • shoot ones mouth off

    • Stop shooting your mouth off. Nobody believes you any more.

  • hit it off

    • How are they hitting it off these days?

    • They hit it off from the start.

    • He hit it off with the whole class.

  • no skin off my ass

    • Whether you make it or not,it's no skin off my ass.

  • come off

    • To everybody's astonishment, the scheme came off.

  • get ones rocks off

    • I've listened to the stuff,but I sure don't get my rocks off on it.

  • knock off

    • The store manager knocked 30 percent off the price of the coat.

    • They knocked off four window frames in an hour.

    • He knocked off a poem in 10 minutes.

    • He knocked off 3 opponents.

    • You couldn't knock off every objection.

    • One of those guys got knocked off.

    • The pair knocked off several shops, a bank,and some jewelry stores.

    • Local cops had free authority to knock them off.

  • scare the pants off somebody

    • The piano lid fell and scared the pants off my parents.

  • Shit or get off the pot.

    • The union leader wamed that the city had until Feb. 1 to shit or get off the pot.

  • haul off

    • She hauled off and decked him.

  • ripped off

    • I can determine that his car's ripped-off.

  • sound off

    • The leaders have sounded off on various issues.

    • Don't just sound off without raising your hand.

    • He's always sounding off about what a big shot he is.

    • Keep it a secret. Don't sound off about it.

  • suck off

    • You are just a plain old suck-off.

    • They did a suck-off thing.

  • jump off the deep end

    • He jumped off the deep end and got married again.

  • off brand cigarette

    • Max smokes nothing but those off-brand cigarette.

  • get somebody off the hook

    • He falls for Uona and winds up trying to get her off the hook.


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