Definitions for offstageˈɔfˈsteɪdʒ, ˈɒf-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

off•stageˈɔfˈsteɪdʒ, ˈɒf-(adv.)

  1. off the stage or in the wings; away from the view of the audience

    Category: Showbiz

    Ref: (opposed to onstage )

  2. in private life.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Showbiz

  3. (adj.)not in view of the audience; backstage, in the wings, etc.

    Category: Showbiz

  4. withheld from public view or attention; private.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wing, offstage, backstage(adj)

    a stage area out of sight of the audience

  2. offstage(adj)

    situated or taking place in the area of a stage not visible to the audience

    "offstage noises"

  3. offstage, backstage(adverb)

    concealed from public view or attention

    "offstage political meetings"

  4. offstage(adverb)

    behind the scenes; not on stage

    "the actors were waiting offstage"

  5. offstage(adverb)

    not in public

    "the deal was done offstage"


  1. offstage(Adverb)

    Taking place offstage (as above)

  2. offstage(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to that part of a stage not visible to the audience

  3. offstage(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to private life


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