off-the-shelf

adjective

Definition of off-the-shelf

:available as a stock item :not specially designed or custom-made
  • off-the-shelf software

First Known Use of off-the-shelf

1950


OFF-THE-SHELF Defined for English Language Learners

off-the-shelf

adjective

Definition of off-the-shelf for English Language Learners

  • : available for sale from a store's supply of goods : not specially designed or custom-made



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