out of tune
Definition of out of tune
1 : in a state in which the correct musical sound is not played or sung The piano was out of tune.
2 : in a state in which people do not agree with or understand one another —usually + with His speech was completely out of tune with our concerns.
3 : in a state in which one thing does not agree with or match another —usually + with His values are out of tune with the times.
Word by Word Definitions
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to identify as being a closet homosexual
: used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: 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
: quality of sound : tone
: manner of utterance : intonation
: phonetic modulation
: to adjust in musical pitch or cause to be in tune
: to bring into harmony : attune
: to make more precise, intense, or effective
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