off-shore

adj.

also off shore, 1720, from off + shore (n.). American English use for "other than the U.S." is from 1948 and the Marshall Plan.


Nearby words

  1. off-road,
  2. off-roader,
  3. off-roading,
  4. off-sales,
  5. off-season,
  6. off-site,
  7. off-speed,
  8. off-stage,
  9. off-street,
  10. off-the-board

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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