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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (sport) the mistake of occupying an illegal position on the playing field (in football, soccer, ice hockey, field hockey, etc.) adj. - Illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck.

Usage examples (29)
  • The touchdown was nullified because the left tackle was offside
  • How is an uncalled offside the same as a deliberate handball.
  • What would happen if a ref called offside but was reversed on review?
  • They would get called offside all the time, eliminating most break away chances. for more
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