[[t]ɒ̱fsa͟ɪd, AM ɔ͟ːf-[/t]]
1) ADJ: usu v-link ADJ In games such as soccer or hockey, when an attacking player is offside, they have broken the rules by being nearer to the goal than a defending player when the ball is passed to them.

The goal was disallowed because Wark was offside.

ADV: ADV after v
Offside is also an adverb.

Wise was standing at least ten yards offside.

Offside is also a noun.

Rush had a 45th-minute goal disallowed for offside.

2) ADJ: usu v-link ADJ In American football, a player is offside if they cross the line of scrimmage before a play begins. [AM]
3) N-SING: usu N n The offside of a vehicle is the side that is farthest from the edge of the road when the vehicle is being driven normally. [BRIT]

The driver of the car lowered his offside front window.


English dictionary. 2008.

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