Definition of off-again on-again in English:

off-again on-again

adjective

US
  • Designating a person or thing (especially a condition or process) characterized by vacillation or alternating periods of action and inaction.

Origin

1920s. From off + again + on + again.

Pronunciation

off-again on-again

/ˈɒfəɡɛn ˈɒnəɡɛn/