Early 1800s American phrase. To describe that one is no longer in confinement.
Crackah1: Where's the hell is Toby?
Crackah2: He's off the chain, hell, he's off the plantation and probably half way up the Underground Railroad.
by Crackah1 March 25, 2005
I worked at a summer camp a few years ago and an inner city kid told me that this expression derives from the term off the hook. However is something is off the chain it is far more exciting and possibly even enchanting.
Jamal thought his rapping was off the Chain but monique and moesha thought he was wack!
#off the hook #fly #wicked #sick #kick'in
by textfile232 January 05, 2006
unprotected sexual intercourse
Guy 1: Last night with my girlfriend was off the chain!

Guy 2: That's awesome!

Guy 1: She's pregnant.
#sex #off #the #chain #intecourse #pregnacy #muffins
by Hardee's January 11, 2010
What happens when you're riding your bike and you shift gears too fast or incorrectly. (The "chain" comes off the spokes)
Person A: Yo man, don't be ridin' all fast and shiftin' gears like woah, yo' bike is off the chain!
Person B: Word?
#off the chain #off the hook #cycling #bike #off the chizzle
by kwirk January 15, 2006
For a situation to get out of control or out of hand and chaotic, like a wild night out.
"as soon as Rich started drinking whisky he really went off the chain"
by tim November 06, 2004
1) end of the disscusion, strait to bustin / fighting

2) spontanius excitment

3) chain weight of a gamedog ( pitbull ), to contest a dog without conditioning ( gamedogs have two weights chain weight and contest weight )
That skinny brindle dog aint got shit on my dog. Put your money where your mouth is and lets go off the chain.
#gamedog #off da chain #off tha chain #pitbull #apbt #fight #dogman #bustin #contest weight
by DeadGameHard September 23, 2010
If something is so good, thats it's off the scale. But chain is used instead.
I like it, that's off the chain!
#wicked #sweet #quality #out of this world #bangin
by tizerist January 31, 2008
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