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off American English

Meaning: to murder, to kill

For example:

  • The mafia can have a guy offed even if he's in jail.

  • They reckon you can get someone offed for about five thousand dollars if you know the right people.

Variety: This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

After he'd offed the bad guy, James Bond
  1. put away his gun
  2. put down his pen
  3. pocketed his phone

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