1. (sports) In an illegal position ahead of the ball, puck, etc.
  2. (US) To the side of the road, past the curb and sidewalk, e.g. an offside diner (restaurant.)
  3. (bridge) Unfavourably located, from the point of view of the player taking a finesse.
  4. To the side of a boat, opposite the primary side on which one paddles.
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  • German: am Straßenrand, Straßenrand-
  • Portuguese: junto à estrada

offside (plural offsides)

  1. (sports) An offside play.
  2. (British) The side of a road vehicle furthest from the kerb: the right side if one drives on the left of the road.
    My offside wing mirror got snapped off.
  3. (British, of a canal) The side opposite the towpath.
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