This page is about the slang term off

American English


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.


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

a. put away his gun

b. put down his pen

c. pocketed his phone

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Contributor: Matt Errey