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out of step

Definition of out of step

  1. 1 :  not moving with the same rhythm as someone or something <One of the dancers was out of step.>

  2. 2 :  not matching or agreeing with someone or something <Her fashion sense is completely out of step.> —often + with <She's out of step with current fashion.> <Critics say the rule is out of step with the times and should be revised.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

stepplay
  1. : :  a rest for the foot in ascending or descending: as

    :  one of a series of structures consisting of a riser and a tread

    :  a ladder rung

  1. :  to move by raising the foot and bringing it down elsewhere or by moving each foot in succession

    :  dance

    :  to go on foot :  walk


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