designed for use, occurring, done, etc. off public roads, esp. on a route or course having rough terrain: and off-road vehicle, off-road racing
on a route or course that is not a public road, esp. one having rough terrain
Existing, taking place, or designed for use off paved or public roads or in rugged terrain: off-road sports such as snowmobiling.
- off′-road′ off′road′
- Alternative spelling of off-road.
(third-person singular simple present off-roads, present participle off-roading, simple past and past participle off-roaded)
- (intransitive) To travel in rugged terrain not on a paved track.
- If you enjoy off-road travel or live on a dirt road that gets muddy part of the year, you might be better off going with mud terrain tires ("M/T"), which also come in various tread depths and mileage ratings.
- Jamborees are held in several states, and they typically include lots of off-road driving, training in trail preparedness and mechanics, and even methods for getting your Jeep out of difficult situations.
- Most often equipped with a steering wheel, handlebars, a brake and a gas pedal, child size ATVs are easy for children to maneuver, yet impose enough challenge off-road to keep the ride fun.
- With their realistic handling and optional off-road capabilities, battery powered ATVs for children are a great way to introduce both boys and girls to the pleasures of outdoor exploration.
- This can include removing mold or algae from paving that might otherwise be a hazard, causing injury through slipping, or to remove extreme dirt from a vehicle that has been used off-road.