Definition of Off-limits

1. Adjective. Barred to a designated group. "That area is off-limits"

Exact synonyms: Out-of-bounds
Similar to: Restricted



Definition of Off-limits

1. Adjective. Not to be entered or used; restricted. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Off-limits

off-field
off-flow
off-gas
off-gases
off-guard
off-guard(a)
off-hand
off-handed
off-hour
off-key
off-kilter
off-label
off-label use
off-licence
off-licences
off-limits (current term)
off-line
off-line equipment
off-line operation
off-load
off-loaded
off-loading
off-loads
off-message
off-minded
off-model
off-off-Broadway
off-off-off Broadway
off-peak
off-piste

Literary usage of Off-limits

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1. Prosecutorial Response to Heavy Drug Caseloads: Comprehensive Problem by Kerry M. Healey (1994)
"Hearing—Summons Upon the filing of an application for an off-limits order under RCW 10.66.020(1), (2), or (3). the court shall set a hearing fourteen days ..."

2. The Military Commander & the Law edited by Richard A. Gittins (1998)
"A decision to place an establishment off-limits may be appealed to the next ... The establishment remains off-limits until the decision is overturned or the ..."

3. Setup: What the Air Force Did in Vietnam and Why by Earl H. Tilford, Jr. (1991)
"Targets within a buffer zone contiguous to the Chinese border were also off-limits. Civilian policymakers worried that striking too hard into the Hanoi ..."

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