Definition of on-off adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    on-off

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE
     
    ; NAmE
     
    [only before noun]
     
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  1. 1(of a switch) having the positions ‘on’ and ‘off’ an on-off switch
  2. 2(of a relationship) interrupted by periods when the relationship is not continuing
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: on-off