offsider

[ awf-sahy-der, of- ]
/ ˈɔfˈsaɪ dər, ˈɒf- /

noun Australian.

an assistant or helper.
a follower or supporter of a person or cause.

Nearby words

  1. offshore dock,
  2. offshore drilling,
  3. offshoreman,
  4. offshoring,
  5. offside,
  6. offspring,
  7. offstage,
  8. offtake,
  9. offtrack,
  10. ofgas

Origin of offsider

First recorded in 1875–80; offside + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for offsider

offsider

/ (ˌɒfˈsaɪdə) /

noun

Australian and NZ a partner or assistant
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