Definitions for offbeatˈɔfˈbit, ˈɒf-; -ˌbit
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an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)
far-out, kinky, offbeat, quirky, way-out(adj)
informal terms; strikingly unconventional
The beats not normally accented in a measure.
The congregation clapped along on the offbeat.
An unconventional person, someone who does not follow the beat, who chooses not to conform.
Unusual, unconventional, not ordinary.
He has such an offbeat sense of humor that hardly anyone finds his jokes amusing.
Origin: From ; not following the beat (e.g., of a drum that sounds out cadence)
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