Definition of offstage in English:


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Pronunciation: /ɒfˈsteɪʤ

adjective & adverb

  • (In a theatre) not on the stage and so not visible to the audience: [as adverb]: screams were heard offstage [as adjective]: figurative the offstage lives of celebrities
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    • Stars of the musical theatre (of which I am one) channel their offstage misery into on stage triumph.
    • Even when she was not present on the stage, the chilling scream, which came from offstage, reminded the audience of her.
    • They are a beautiful couple on stage as well as offstage.

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