|Noun||1.||offstage - a stage area out of sight of the audience|
|Adj.||1.||offstage - situated or taking place in the area of a stage not visible to the audience; "offstage noises"|
onstage - situated or taking place on the area of a stage visible to the audience
|2.||offstage - withheld from public view or attention; "offstage political meetings"|
|Adv.||1.||offstage - behind the scenes; not on stage; "the actors were waiting offstage"|
onstage - on the stage; "it was time for her to go onstage"
|2.||offstage - not in public; "the deal was done offstage"|