• synonyms


  1. cricket
    1. a fielding position on the off side near the boundary almost directly behind the bowler
    2. a fielder in this position
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Examples from the Web for long-off

Historical Examples of long-off

  • Sooner or later you will lose your wicket, for the ball is sure at some time to be caught by long-on or long-off.

    Every Boy's Book: A Complete Encyclopdia of Sports and Amusements


  • The next, being of good length, she played quietly to long-off for one.