far-off

[fahr-awf, -of]

adjective

distant; remote.

Nearby words

  1. far-famed,
  2. far-fetched,
  3. far-flung,
  4. far-gone,
  5. far-infrared radiation,
  6. far-out,
  7. far-point,
  8. far-reaching,
  9. far-seeing,
  10. far-sighted

Origin of far-off

First recorded in 1580–90

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British Dictionary definitions for far-off

far-off

adjective (far off when postpositive)

remote in space or time; distant
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Word Origin and History for far-off

far-off

adj.

also faroff, 1590s, from far + off.

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