[awf-hwahyt, -wahyt, of-] /ˈɔfˈʰwaɪt, -ˈwaɪt, ˈɒf-/
white mixed with a small amount of gray, yellow, or other light color.
an off-white color.
a colour, such as cream or bone, consisting of white mixed with a tinge of grey or with a pale hue
of such a colour: an off-white coat
“white with a tinge of gray or yellow,” 1927, from off (adv.) + white (n.).
noun 1. a year without a major, especially presidential, election. 2. a year marked by reduced or inferior production or activity in a particular field, as farming, business, or sports: With its wet, cold summer, this was an off year for grapes.
/ˈɒfˌɡæs/ noun acronym (formerly, in Britain) 1. Office of Gas Supply: merged with Offer in 1999 to form Ofgem
/ˈɒfˌdʒɛm/ noun, acronym (in Britain) 1. Office of Gas and Electricity Markets: a government body formed in 1999 by the merger of the separate regulatory bodies for gas and electricity; its functions are to promote competition and protect consumers’ interests
noun 1. a novel (1915) by W. Somerset Maugham.