off-road

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adjective \ ˈȯf-ˈrōd \

Definition of off-road

:of, relating to, done with, or being a vehicle designed especially to operate away from public roads

First Known Use of off-road

1954


OFF-ROAD Defined for English Language Learners

off-road

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adjective

Definition of off-road for English Language Learners

  • : designed to be used on trails or dirt roads

  • : involving or used by off-road vehicles


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