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off-and-on (adv.)

"intermittently, occasionally," 1530s; see off (adv.) + on. As an adjective, "occasional," from 1580s.

updated on August 17, 2019

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Definitions of off-and-on from WordNet

off-and-on (adj.)
intermittently stopping and starting;
off-and-on static
Synonyms: fitful / interrupted
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