Main definitions of offa in English

: offa1Offa2

offa1

preposition

US
informal
  • Off.

    ‘get offa your horse!’
    • ‘This is what I get for basing a story offa a dream.’
    • ‘Good, I need t’ take yur mind offa school, it ain't good for ya.’
    • ‘Carrie, I want you to try and hit a ball offa Alex.’
    • ‘Looks like he wants to tear my head offa my shoulders.’
    • ‘No, you can say hi, but keep your grimy hands offa her!’

Origin

Late 19th century (in Scottish use, as affa): representing a regional or informal pronunciation of off of.

Pronunciation

offa

/ˈɔfə/

Main definitions of offa in English

: offa1Offa2

Offa2

proper noun

  • (died 796), king of Mercia 757–796. He organized the construction of Offa's Dyke, a series of earthworks marking the traditional boundary between England and Wales.

Pronunciation

Offa

/ˈôfə/