|1.||[ noun ] (theater) a stage area out of sight of the audience|
|2.||[ adverb ] not in public|
"the deal was done offstage"
|3.||[ adjective ] withheld from public view or attention|
"offstage political meetings"
|4.||[ adverb ] (theater) behind the scenes; not on stage|
"the actors were waiting offstage"
|5.||[ adjective ] (theater) situated or taking place in the area of a stage not visible to the audience|