Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not to be entered or frequented by a designated group.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective barred to a designated group.

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  • adjective Not to be entered or used; restricted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective barred to a designated group

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Examples

  • When I say “go there,” I mean “travel to a destination,” as opposed to what my friends in California mean when they say “go there”—“to discuss or refer to an off-limits subject.”

    I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen

  • When I say “go there,” I mean “travel to a destination,” as opposed to what my friends in California mean when they say “go there”—“to discuss or refer to an off-limits subject.”

    I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen

  • Savage went on to note: "I never said the word 'tranny' at UCI at all; indeed, I've made a conscious effort to stop using 'tranny' after the memo went out last year declaring the word an off-limits 'hate term.'"

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • We took actual cases from the files and the testimony and tried to discern which activities must be off-limits, which were truly necessary, and which could have been conducted legally.

    The Good Fight

  • We took actual cases from the files and the testimony and tried to discern which activities must be off-limits, which were truly necessary, and which could have been conducted legally.

    The Good Fight

  • We took actual cases from the files and the testimony and tried to discern which activities must be off-limits, which were truly necessary, and which could have been conducted legally.

    The Good Fight

  • Put this container into the master bedroom closet, or similar hiding spot that is off-limits to guests.

    Stephanie O'Dea: Company Clean In 30 Minutes (Or Less!)

  • Put this container into the master bedroom closet, or similar hiding spot that is off-limits to guests.

    Stephanie O'Dea: Company Clean In 30 Minutes (Or Less!)

  • Put this container into the master bedroom closet, or similar hiding spot that is off-limits to guests.

    Stephanie O'Dea: Company Clean In 30 Minutes (Or Less!)

  • Jon Corzine signed a bill yesterday to let archers take aim at the Garden State's deer population on the Sunday, which has historically been off-limits to hunters pursuing whitetail.

    New Jersey Governor Okays Sunday Bowhunting

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