What does off guard mean?

Definitions for off guard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. napping, off-guard(a), off guard(p), off one's guard(p), off his guard, off her guard, off your guard(adj)

    not prepared or vigilant

    "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard"


  1. off guard(Adjective)

    Not vigilant; unprepared; inattentive.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of off guard in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of off guard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jennifer Duffy:

    Roy Blunt wo n’t get caught off guard.

  2. Neil Gorsuch:

    Boy, I don’t even know what to say now, you really caught me off guard there.

  3. Arthur Schopenhauer:

    It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.

  4. Dan Soloway:

    If everybody's caught off guard or not preparing themselves, you could have some issues.

  5. Jeff Kravetz:

    I think markets were really caught off guard today, that's why you are seeing a huge risk-off trade.

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