Pronunciation: (ôf'sē'zun, of'-),[key] —n. 1. a time of year other than the regular or busiest one for a specific activity: Fares are lower in the off-season. 2. a time of year when business, manufacturing activity, etc., is less than normal or at an unusually low point.
—adj. of, pertaining to, or during the off-season: off-season hotel rates.
—adv. in or during the off-season: Traveling off-season is the easiest way to save vacation money.