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offhand without advance planning or thought; casually. [3 definitions]
office a place where business or professional transactions are conducted. [7 definitions]
office boy a boy or young man employed to run errands and do other odd jobs for an office.
office building a building that contains only, or primarily, business offices.
officeholder one who holds a position in government.
office hours the hours that an office is regularly open for business.
officer a person holding a position of trust and responsibility in a business organization or government agency. [3 definitions]
officer of the day a military officer assigned, on a given day, to maintain the security and order of a military post or installation.
official a person who performs a specific function or holds an office in a business organization or a government. [4 definitions]
officialdom officials or authorities collectively. [2 definitions]
officialese the language or jargon, usu. wordy, difficult to understand, and unnecessarily complicated, that is often characteristic of official pronouncements and documents.
officialism excessive strictness in following official regulations and procedures.
officially properly, according to an authority; formally.
officiant a person who presides at a religious ceremony; celebrant.
officiate to perform the duties of an official, esp. in presiding over an event or ceremony. [3 definitions]
officious overly eager or aggressive in offering unrequested or unwanted service to others.
offing the farthest reaches of the sea visible from shore.
offish (informal) tending to aloofness; reserved.
off-key not on the right musical note or pitch; flat or sharp. [2 definitions]
off-licence (chiefly British) a shop that sells alcoholic beverages; liquor store.
off-limits not to be entered or patronized by a designated group, such as military personnel.