Definition of Offstage

1. Noun. A stage area out of sight of the audience.

Exact synonyms: Backstage, Wing
Generic synonyms: Stage



2. Adjective. Situated or taking place in the area of a stage not visible to the audience. "Offstage noises"
Antonyms: Onstage

3. Adverb. Behind the scenes; not on stage. "The actors were waiting offstage"
Antonyms: Onstage

4. Adjective. Concealed from public view or attention. "Offstage political meetings"
Exact synonyms: Backstage
Similar to: Private

5. Adverb. Not in public. "The deal was done offstage"

Definition of Offstage

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to that part of a stage not visible to the audience ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a celebrity) Of, or relating to private life ¹

3. Adverb. Taking place offstage (as above) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Offstage

1. a part of a stage not visible to the audience [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Offstage

offsider
offsiders
offsides
offsite
offski
offskip
offskips
offslip
offsmite
offspeed
offspinner
offspinners
offsplit
offspring
offsprings
offstage (current term)
offstages
offstand
offstanding
offstood
offsuit
offtake
offtakes
offtrack
offwing
offworlder
offworlders
offy
oflag
oflags

Literary usage of Offstage

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1. Play Production in America by Arthur Edwin Krows (1916)
"v conceptions of adjoining rooms offstage, and consequently bewilder the artist as to his ... Knowing the adjoining places offstage aids the artist much. ..."

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