base off of

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base off of (third-person singular simple present bases off of, present participle basing off of, simple past and past participle based off of)

  1. (US, informal) To base on.
    • 2006, Chuck D, ‎Yusuf Jah, Chuck D: Lyrics of a Rap Revolutionary (volume 1)
      A lot of artists put skits in their records, but they based it off of De La Soul. We didn't base ours off of De La Soul, we based ours off of ours, because we were the first group to actually split up a rap album and not go cut for cut.
    • 2015, Eric Nolen-Weathington, Modern Masters Volume 30: Paolo Rivera (page 40)
      They wanted something like a '70s thriller, so I based it off of The Man with the Golden Gun poster.