off·​screen | \ˈȯf-ˈskrēn \
variants: or off-screen

Definition of offscreen 

1 : out of sight of the motion picture or television viewer a shot fired offscreen Before long, Anthony introduces himself to the family pooch, who is whooshed away to an off-screen death.— Kris Turnquist

2 : in private life : when not appearing in a motion picture, on television, etc. Pfeiffer, 34, remains a mystery woman offscreen.— Michael A. Lipton Moyer's off-screen magnetism comes from a down-to-earth friendliness.— Kate Hahn

First Known Use of offscreen

1916, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of offscreen was in 1916

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offscreen

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of offscreen

: not happening or present in the scene that is being shown on a television or movie screen

of an actor : in private life

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