off duty

off duty
Synonyms and related words:
at leisure, at liberty, at loose ends, available, disengaged, fallow, free, idle, jobless, leisure, leisured, lumpen, off, off work, on furlough, on leave, otiose, out of employ, out of harness, out of work, unemployable, unemployed, unoccupied

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • off duty — {adj.} Not supposed to be at work; having free time; not working. * /Sailors like to go sight seeing, when they are off duty in a foreign port./ * /It seems that all the taxis in New York are off duty whenever it rains./ Often used with hyphens,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off duty — {adj.} Not supposed to be at work; having free time; not working. * /Sailors like to go sight seeing, when they are off duty in a foreign port./ * /It seems that all the taxis in New York are off duty whenever it rains./ Often used with hyphens,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off-duty — adj. not performing or available for duties at the given moment; as, an off duty policeman. Oposite of {on duty}, {working}, and {on the job}. [prenominal] Syn: off duty(predicate). [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • off-duty — adj if someone such as a policeman, nurse, or soldier is off duty, they are not working ▪ an off duty guard ▪ I shall be off duty on Thursday …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • off duty — ► not working, and not responsible for dealing with things that happen at work: »He summoned his entire unit to a crisis meeting, even though many were off duty. »When your Estate Manager goes off duty, the alarm system will be monitored by a… …   Financial and business terms

  • off-duty — (adj.) 1743, from OFF (Cf. off) (adv.) + DUTY (Cf. duty) …   Etymology dictionary

  • off-duty — adjective not working: an off duty police officer …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • off\ duty — adj Not supposed to be at work; having free time; not working. Sailors like to go sight seeing, when they are off duty in a foreign port. It seems that all the taxis in New York are off duty whenever it rains. Often used with hyphens, before a… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • off-duty — also off duty ADJ When someone such as a soldier or policeman is off duty, they are not working. The place is the haunt of off duty policemen. Ant: on duty …   English dictionary

  • off duty — not working. She goes off duty at midnight. The police officer was charged with robbing Castillo while he was off duty. Usage notes: usually said about soldiers, police, medical workers, and people who work a scheduled period of time …   New idioms dictionary

  • off-duty — adjective someone such as a policeman, nurse, or soldier is offduty during the hours when they are not working: an off duty guard | Sorry, I m off duty now …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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