Definition of off-microphone in English:

off-microphone

adjective

rare
  • Not speaking or performing into a microphone; = off-mike.

adverb

rare
  • Away from a microphone; = off-mike.

Origin

1940s. From off + microphone. Compare slightly earlier off-mike.

Pronunciation

off-microphone

/ˈɒfˌmʌɪkrəfəʊn//ˌɒfˈmʌɪkrəfəʊn/