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See definition of offside on Dictionary.com
  • as inoff base
  • as inrisqué

synonyms for offside

  • erroneous
  • inaccurate
  • mistaken
  • sadly mistaken
  • wrong
  • amiss
  • improper
  • inappropriate
  • unsuitable
  • beside the point
  • inapt
  • malapropos
  • out in left field
  • out of line
  • unconnected
  • unrelated
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How to use offside in a sentence

The Argentine defense attempted to play the Nigerian attack offside, which could have stopped play in their favor, but Amunike struck the ball, and won the match for the Super Eagles.
25 YEARS AGO, NIGERIA’S SUPER EAGLES WON OLYMPIC GOLD—AND CHANGED THE WORLD OF AFRICAN SOCCERKOVIE BIAKOLOAUGUST 2, 2021TIME
Press was also called offsides on a score in the second half of extra time, as was Morgan.
USWNT DEFEATS THE NETHERLANDS IN THRILLING PENALTY KICKS TO KEEP ITS OLYMPIC HOPES ALIVESEAN GREGORY/YOKOHAMAJULY 30, 2021TIME
Julian Gressel’s blast slammed against the crossbar, and Pérez was a hair offside on Skundrich’s through ball.
D.C. UNITED STARTS FAST, ENDS ITS SKID WITH A 1-0 VICTORY OVER THE CHICAGO FIRESTEVEN GOFFMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ben Chilwell set up his go-ahead goal early on, but Werner was called offside.
CHRISTIAN PULISIC HELPS CHELSEA PAST REAL MADRID AND INTO THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINALSTEVEN GOFF, GLYNN A. HILLMAY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Early on, Werner put Chelsea ahead when he scored on a pass from Ben Chilwell, but he was called offside.
CHRISTIAN PULISIC HELPS CHELSEA PAST REAL MADRID AND INTO THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINALSTEVEN GOFF, GLYNN A. HILLMAY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Mahomes was almost able to throw for a long touchdown on the free play that resulted from the offside flag, but Tampa Bay cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting tipped the ball away from wide receiver Byron Pringle in the end zone.
SUPER BOWL HIGHLIGHTS: BUCS CELEBRATE CHAMPIONSHIP, TOM BRADY WINS MVPDES BIELER, MARK MASKE, CHUCK CULPEPPERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He didn’t ask Henne to attempt to lure the Browns defense offsides with a hard count only to call a timeout at the last second.
SOME COACHES SHY AWAY FROM RISK IN THE PLAYOFFS. NOT ANDY REID.JOSH HERMSMEYERJANUARY 22, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
You’re starting to see this with the offsides line in soccer as well.
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The offside flap had been torn off, so had both stirrup-irons, the stirrup leather remained.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
He pulled a rein, and brought the light of the offside lamp to bear on a milestone with a bill pasted upon it.
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WORDS RELATED TO OFFSIDE

  • amiss
  • beside the point
  • erroneous
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • inappropriate
  • inapt
  • malapropos
  • mistaken
  • offside
  • out in left field
  • out of line
  • sadly mistaken
  • unconnected
  • unrelated
  • unsuitable
  • wrong
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.