Pronunciation: (ôf'rōd', of'-), [key]
1. designed, built, or used for traveling off public roads, esp. on unpaved roads, trails, beaches, or rough terrain: an off-road vehicle.
2. taking place on such roads or terrain: off-road racing.
3. used for or suitable to an off-road vehicle: off-road tires.
on a road or terrain other than a public road: to travel off-road.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.