Pronunciation: (ôf'shôr', -shōr', of'-),[key] —adv. 1. off or away from the shore: They pushed the boat offshore. 2. at a distance from the shore, on a body of water: looking for oil offshore. 3. in a foreign country.
—adj. 1. moving or tending away from the shore toward or into a body of water: an offshore wind. 2. located or operating on a body of water, at some distance from the shore: offshore fisheries. 3. registered, located, conducted, or operated in a foreign country: an off-shore investment company; off-shore manufacture of car parts.