off-off-Broadway

noun

off-off-Broad·​way ˈȯf-ˈȯf-ˈbrȯd-ˌwā How to pronounce off-off-Broadway (audio)
often capitalized both Os
: an avant-garde theatrical movement in New York
off-off-Broadway adjective or adverb often capitalized both Os

Word History

Etymology

from its relation to off Broadway being analogous to the relation of off Broadway to Broadway

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of off-off-Broadway was in 1957

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Cite this Entry

“Off-off-Broadway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/off-off-Broadway. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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