off-limits


off–lim·its

adjective \ˈf-ˈli-məts\

—used to say that people are not allowed to talk about something

Full Definition of OFF-LIMITS

:  not to be entered or patronized by a designated class (as military personnel); also :  not to be interfered with, considered, or spoken of <the subject of sex was off–limits in her family>

First Known Use of OFF-LIMITS

1945

Other Military Terms

bivouac, logistics, petard, salient, sally, supernumerary, tactical

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