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off–kilter

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adjective off–kil·ter \-ˈkil-tər\

Simple Definition of off–kilter

  • : not perfectly balanced or even

  • : different from the ordinary, usual, or expected

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of off–kilter

  1. 1 :  not in perfect balance :  a bit askew

  2. 2 :  eccentric, unconventional <off–kilter characters> <an off–kilter approach>

Circa 1944

First Known Use of off–kilter

circa 1944


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