- of, relating to, or during a period of less than maximum frequency, demand, intensity, or use: the off-peak travel season; off-peak train fares.
- lower than the maximum: off-peak production.
Origin of off-peak
First recorded in 1915–20
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- of or relating to services as used outside periods of intensive use or electricity supplied at cheaper rates during the night
Word Origin and History for off-peak
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper