[awf-steyj, of-] /ˈɔfˈsteɪdʒ, ˈɒf-/
the or in the wings; away from the view of the audience (opposed to ).
in one’s private life rather than on the :
Offstage the actress seemed rather plain.
not in view of the audience; backstage, in the wings, etc.:
an offstage crash.
withheld from public view or attention; private:
offstage political meetings.
out of the view of the audience; off the stage
[awf-spring, of-] /ˈɔfˌsprɪŋ, ˈɒf-/ noun, plural offspring, offsprings. 1. children or young of a particular parent or progenitor. 2. a child or animal in relation to its parent or parents. 3. a descendant. 4. descendants collectively. 5. the product, result, or effect of something: the offspring of an inventive mind. /ˈɒfˌsprɪŋ/ noun 1. the immediate […]
adjective 1. located away from a street: off-street parking adj. 1929, from off (adv.) + street.
noun, Cricket. 1. the outside stump opposite the one at which the batsman stands.
[awf-teyk, of-] /ˈɔfˌteɪk, ˈɒf-/ noun 1. a pipe or passage for conducting smoke, a current of air, or the like, to an uptake or downtake.