Simple Definition of off year
: a year in which activity or production is lower than usual
politics : a year in which no major elections are held
Full Definition of off year
1 : a year in which no major election is held
2 : a year of diminished activity or production <an off year for auto sales>
Examples of off year in a sentence
It has been an off year for auto sales.
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