off-the-shelf

adjective

Definition of off-the-shelf 

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

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Synonyms

bought, mass-produced, off-the-peg [chiefly British], off-the-rack, ready-made, store, store-bought

Antonyms

bespoke (also bespoken), custom, customized, custom-made, tailored, tailor-made

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First Known Use of off-the-shelf

1950, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of off-the-shelf was in 1950

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off-the-shelf

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of off-the-shelf

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

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