off-the-wall

adjective

Definition of off-the-wall 

: highly unusual : bizarre an off-the-wall sense of humor

First Known Use of off-the-wall

1953, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of off-the-wall was in 1953

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off-the-wall

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of off-the-wall

: very unusual or strange

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