[in-ter-aw-fis, -of-is]

Origin of interoffice

First recorded in 1930–35; inter- + office Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for interoffice

Historical Examples of interoffice

  • On his first rounds of the afternoon, the interoffice messenger brought me a memorandum from the general manager's office.

    Sense from Thought Divide

    Mark Irvin Clifton

  • He thrust his chin against the tuning plate, switching from gang to interoffice band.

    Industrial Revolution

    Poul William Anderson

  • More than a mere requisition signer, interoffice memo initialer.

    Eight Keys to Eden

    Mark Irvin Clifton

  • Is that teletype from the office to Washington only, or is there some interoffice teletypes?

    Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

Word Origin and History for interoffice

by 1934, from inter- + office.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper