off year

noun

Definition of off year

  1. 1 :  a year in which no major election is held

  2. 2 :  a year of diminished activity or production an off year for auto sales

Examples of off year in a Sentence

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

1870

First Known Use of off year

1870


OFF YEAR Defined for English Language Learners

off year

noun

Definition of off year for English Language Learners

  • : a year in which activity or production is lower than usual

  • politics : a year in which no major elections are held

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