offscreen

adverb or adjective off·screen \ ˈȯf-ˈskrēn \

Definition of offscreen

1 : out of sight of the motion picture or television viewer
2 : in private life

First Known Use of offscreen

1916

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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OFFSCREEN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of offscreen for English Language Learners

  • : 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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