offscreen

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adverb or adjective off·screen \ˈȯf-ˈskrēn\

Definition of offscreen

  1. 1 :  out of sight of the motion picture or television viewer

  2. 2 :  in private life

First Known Use of offscreen

1916


OFFSCREEN Defined for English Language Learners

offscreen

play
adverb

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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