[ awf-kast, -kahst, of- ]
/ ˈɔfˌkæst, -ˌkɑst, ˈɒf- /


discarded or rejected; castoff: his offcast suits.


a castoff person or thing.

Nearby words

  1. offa,
  2. offal,
  3. offaly,
  4. offbeat,
  5. offboard,
  6. offcut,
  7. offenbach,
  8. offence,
  9. offend,
  10. offender

Origin of offcast

First recorded in 1565–75; adj., noun use of verb phrase cast off Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for offcast

  • Thou wast an offcast bride, And wouldst be an affianced one—thou art so!

    The Hunchback|James Sheridan Knowles
  • When two veins intersect each other, the direction of the offcast is a subject of interest, both to the miner and the geologist.