Definition of off-season in English:

off-season

Syllabification: off-sea·son
(also offseason or off season)

noun

1A time of year when a particular activity, typically a sport, is not engaged in: during baseball’s winter off-season
More example sentences
  • She will spend the off-season playing overseas.
  • To ensure that she was bringing her own best, Holdsclaw, 25, decided to spend part of the off-season playing overseas in Korea.
  • Toronto has a Blue Jay Caravan that in the off-season goes across Canada putting on baseball clinics.
1.1A time of year when business in a particular sphere is slack: [as modifier]: off-season rates
More example sentences
  • The off-season rate made it a great deal: For two nights with 10 percent hotel tax, the tab came to $173.80.
  • Prices in season can often be Manhattan-high, with hotel rooms going for double and triple their off-season rate.
  • The company has expanded its vegetable line of products to take advantage of the off-season market in the European Union.

adverb

Back to top  
In or during the off-season: he never trains off-season
More example sentences
  • Perhaps because they were hiking off-season, with no rangers to check their progress, the boys did not sign the Goat Haunt registration book.
  • It's not so bad off-season but sadly known as a place frequented from time to time by car thieves.
  • For the selfish traveller though, it might be more appealing off-season, when you don't have to share its attractions with the hordes spilling out from their beachside apartments.

Definition of off-season in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up