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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [awf, of peek]
    • /ɔf, ɒf pik/
    • /ɒf piːk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awf, of peek]
    • /ɔf, ɒf pik/

Definitions of off-peak word

  • adjective off-peak of, relating to, or during a period of less than maximum frequency, demand, intensity, or use: the off-peak travel season; off-peak train fares. 1
  • adjective off-peak lower than the maximum: off-peak production. 1
  • adjective off-peak You use off-peak to describe something that happens or that is used at times when there is least demand for it. Prices at off-peak times are often lower than at other times. 0
  • adjective off-peak Off-peak is also an adverb. 0
  • adjective off-peak of or relating to services as used outside periods of intensive use or electricity supplied at cheaper rates during the night 0
  • adjective off-peak of or pertaining to periods of time when activity, use, etc. is not at a peak 0

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Origin of off-peak

First appearance:

before 1915
One of the 14% newest English words
First recorded in 1915-20

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Parts of speech for Off-peak


off-peak popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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