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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. forbidden to be patronized, frequented, used, etc., by certain persons, as soldiers.

Origin of off-limits:

1950–55, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. off-limits, out-of-bounds(p)(adj)

    barred to a designated group

    "that area is off-limits"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. off-limits(adjective)əˈfɪʃ əl

    (of a place or area) where rules prevent you from going

    Parts of the country are off-limits to tourists.

  2. off-limitsəˈfɪʃ əl

    (of an activity) not allowed by rules

    Accepting gifts from clients is off-limits.


  1. off-limits(Adjective)

    Not to be entered or used; restricted.

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