off year


off year

noun

: 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

  1. It has been an off year for auto sales.

First Known Use of OFF YEAR

1873

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