Definition of offsider in English:


Line breaks: off|sider
Pronunciation: /ˈɒfsʌɪdə


Australian /NZ informal
A partner, assistant, or deputy.
More example sentences
  • One was Mr Pringle, the second one was his offsider.
  • We have drill offsiders who are learning to become drillers, that are local Ballarat employees.
  • He was sixty-eight at the time, had turned savagely on his loyal offsider, and showed no intention of retiring.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day retroflex
Pronunciation: ˈretrəˌfleks
turned backward