offside

play
adverb or adjective off·side \ˈȯf-ˈsīd\

Definition of offside

  1. :  illegally in advance of the ball or puck

First Known Use of offside

1864




OFFSIDE Defined for English Language Learners

offside

play
adjective

Definition of offside for English Language Learners

  • sports : in a position in a game (such as football or hockey) on the opponent's part of the field where you are not allowed to be : not onside

  • : on the right side


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