Definition of offward in English:

offward

adjective

  • Relating to or designating the ‘off’ side of an animal or vehicle; = "off". Now rare (in later use regional).

adverb

  • In a direction or position off or away from something; (Nautical) away from the shore. Also as noun in "to the offward" (Nautical): towards the open sea.

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From off + -ward.

Pronunciation

offward

/ˈɒfwəd/