off–kilter

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adjective off–kil·ter \ˈȯf-ˈkil-tər\

Definition of off–kilter

  1. 1 :  not in perfect balance :  a bit askew off–kilter camera angles His hat was slightly off–kilter.

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

First Known Use of off–kilter

1929


OFF–KILTER Defined for English Language Learners

off-kilter

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Definition of off–kilter for English Language Learners

  • : not perfectly balanced or even

  • : different from the ordinary, usual, or expected


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