out of keeping with

Definition of out of keeping with

  1. :  not agreeing with or sharing important qualities with (something) Her comments revealed a nervousness that seemed out of keeping with her calm appearance. The modern décor was out of keeping with the church's architecture.

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

  1. :  conformity

    :  the act of one that keeps: such as

    :  custody, maintenance

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a trip made at another's expense

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