off the reservation

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from go off the reservation

AdjectiveEdit

off the reservation ‎(comparative more off the reservation, superlative most off the reservation)[1]

  1. (idiomatic) Violating rules or decorum.

AdverbEdit

off the reservation ‎(comparative more off the reservation, superlative most off the reservation)

  1. (idiomatic) In violation of rules; out of bounds.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Should Saying Someone Is 'Off The Reservation' Be Off-Limits?