- n. Ireland, UK, slang off-licence.
“Meanwhile the few remaining public spaces on such an estate - the square of park, the small green with its chippy, shop and launderette, become the danger zones - the places of graffiti, broken glass, wire mesh on the "offy" window.”
“He didn't register strongly enough in his earlier appearances to merit a front-row seat at the finale — a problem compounded by the revelation that all his show-offy science crimes were merely a cry for Bell's attention.”
“With any amount of luck or grace I will not wipe out an entire tour group of show-offy ten-year-olds.”
“On Wednesday morning, longtime Democratic strategist James Carville called the administration's response to BP "hands-offy.”
“I have no idea as to why their attitude was so hands-offy here.”
“As for Falling Down 2, where the original had an ordinary guy freaking out with a gun, maybe Michael can just raise his concerns with the local ombudsman, in a sequelly, not spin-offy way.”
“Direction was good if a little show-offy (the six-minute tracking shot on the beach, and a scene with Knightley primping in front of a mirror looking like a TV commercial), and I loved the ending.”
“Even all the good intentions in the world -- my friend insisted that she only wanted to save the breed, while at the same time "helping small local farmers" -- can come off looking show-offy.”
“And so they find the idea of coming up with a philosophy sort of show-offy, off point and insincere.”
“Try working at a university where every program featuring a visiting speaker or panel discussion empowers the show-offy intellectuals to hold forth from the audience mikes.”
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