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Off Off, prep. Not on; away from; as, to be off one's legs or off the bed; two miles off the shore. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

{Off hand}. See {Offhand}.

{Off side} (Football), out of play; -- said when a player has got in front of the ball in a scrimmage, or when the ball has been last touched by one of his own side behind him.

{To be off color}, (a) to be of a wrong color. (b) to be mildly obscene.

{To be off one's food} or {To be off one's feed}, (Colloq.) to have no appetite; to be eating less than usual. [1913 Webster]


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  • Off — ([o^]f; 115), adv. [OE. of, orig. the same word as R. of, prep., AS. of, adv. & prep. [root]194. See {Of}.] In a general sense, denoting from or away from; as: [1913 Webster] 1. Denoting distance or separation; as, the house is a mile off. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Off! — Жанр Хардкор панк Годы с 2009 Страна …   Википедия

  • Off — Off, a. 1. On the farther side; most distant; on the side of an animal or a team farthest from the driver when he is on foot; in the United States, the right side; as, the off horse or ox in a team, in distinction from the {nigh} or {near} horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Off — steht für: Off Broadway oder Off Theater, Begriffe aus dem Theaterbereich Off camera, Erzählstimmen, Geräusche und Musik in einer visuellen Produktion, die zu hören, aber nicht zu sehen sind (aus dem Off) Die Abkürzung Off steht für: Offenbarung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Off — or OFF may refer to: OFF! (band), American hardcore punk band OFF (acronym for Organization for Fun) pseudonym for German DJ and singer Sven Väth Off (album), an album by Ciwan Haco OFF!, an insect repellent Off side, one half of the cricket… …   Wikipedia

  • Off & On — Promotional single by Sophie Ellis Bextor from the album Make a Scene Released 11 April 2011[1] Format Digital download …   Wikipedia

  • ½ Off — is a pricing game on the American television game show The Price Is Right . Debuting on May 28, 2004, it is played for a cash prize of $10,000, and uses small prizes. On prime time specials, the prize is raised to $25,000.GameplayThe contestant… …   Wikipedia

  • OFF! — es un conocido repelente de insectos, es una marca de SC Johnson, de venta al público desde 1934. Su ingrediente activo es la N,N Dietil meta toluamida, conocida como DEET, que es el ingrediente más habitual de los llamados repelentes de insectos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Off — ([o^]f; 115), interj. Away; begone; a command to depart. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Off — Off, n. (Cricket) The side of the field that is on the right of the wicket keeper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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