Off the grid is an adjective or adverb, referring to the most extreme level of creativity and originality - sometimes, to a fault. AKA oteegee
It may describe people, things, trends or actions.
Off the grid can describe current events which may be sinister. It may also describe people who have proven themselves so far superior in their chosen field that no one can compare.
It may also describe creativity or genius that's oftentimes so advanced that those who possess oteegee
were often decades before their time.
Sometimes, innovation came so far before the general public was ready to accept it, that the originator actually died penniless, as is the case with many "off the grid" artists, engineers and inventors.
Utter genius beyond conventional comparison.
Leonardo DaVinci proved himself as an off the grid inventor.
Bob Dylan's off the grid musical talent is so powerful it keeps people buying albums long after his voice has failed him.
Michael Jordan and basketball? One word: oteegee
9-11's off the grid terror brought America to its knees.
(adj.) Unrecorded, untraceable through normal means.
Amish people live off the grid.
My package was not delivered,a nd has gone off the grid.
The term for a person who is not on a social networking site; i.e. myspace, facebook, friendster, livejournal
"Hey, link me to the myspace of that girl you hooked up wtih."
"I can't. She's off the grid."
1) Living without using the services of public or private utility companies (grids) such as electric, gas, or water, by generating and providing for one's needs such as by using solar power, etc.
2) One who disdains all recordable common forms of commerce, such as eschewing any form of credit extension, banking services or reportable payroll activities, using only cash so as to avoid any traceable transactions, e.g., living completely 'underground.'
Famous "off the grid" people include such disparate types as environmental champion Daryl Hannah and sociopathic Luddite Ted Kaczynski.
1) Bob lived off the grid in his rustic cabin in the mountains, where he provided for all his own means.
2) Leaving behind no record of his existance other than his birth certificate and social security number, Jim lived totally off the grid.
Subscribing to AT&T wireless service in New York City or San Francisco.
Just got my new iPhone and AT&T service... I've decided to go off the grid.
The point in alcohol consumption where the imbiber goes from a little tipsy
to full-on inebriated
. Usually happens quickly if drinking on an empty stomach or from mixing many types of alcohol
at one sitting.
Shelia was fine after splitting that bottle of wine at dinner, but she went off the grid soon after chugging Jane's orphaned vodka drinks.
Not using utilities such as water or electricity
He was so distrusting he lived off the grid.
paying with cash, making the transaction almost untraceable
Chris always pays for porn with cash, he is living off the grid