Synonyms of off the record in English:

off the record

See definition of off the record


1‘he was at pains to emphasize that his comments were off the record’

unofficial, confidential, in confidence, in strict confidence, not for publication, not for public consumption, not to be made public, not for circulation, not to be disclosed, not to be mentioned, private, secret, classified, under wraps, to be kept under wraps


2‘senior opposition figures are beginning to admit, off the record, that they made a mistake’

unofficially, privately, in confidence, in strict confidence, confidentially, between ourselves
sub rosa
in petto
entre nous
informal between you, me, and the bedpost, and the gatepost
archaic under the rose

officially, publicly