[awf-th uh-rak, of-]
- (of clothing) not made to specific or individual requirements; ready-made: off-the-rack men's suits.
- Slang. off-the-wall.
Origin of off-the-rack
First recorded in 1965–70
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Examples from the Web for off-the-rack
Kate speaks rarely, smiles, and wears pretty clothes which—if they are off-the-rack—then sell out.Calm Down, Prince George Is Just a Baby
April 16, 2014
We settled in, three armed strangers, in our off-the-rack suits and bullet-resistant vests.To Shoot or Not to Shoot
April 14, 2011
Clarkson wears four-inch Gucci sandals, a chic, black, off-the-rack Italian dress and red Hanky Panky underwear (so she says).Lingerie of Arabia
November 3, 2009