[awf-see-zuh n, of-]
  1. a time of year other than the regular or busiest one for a specific activity: Fares are lower in the off-season.
  2. a time of year when business, manufacturing activity, etc., is less than normal or at an unusually low point.
  1. of, relating to, or during the off-season: off-season hotel rates.
  1. in or during the off-season: Traveling off-season is the easiest way to save vacation money.

Origin of off-season

First recorded in 1840–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Word Origin and History for offseason



1848, "a period when business is down," from off (adv.) + season (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper