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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 guardadjective

    not prepared or vigilant

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


  1. off-guard

    Off-guard refers to a state of being unprepared, unsuspecting, or not vigilant, often caught by surprise or unable to respond effectively to a sudden occurrence or situation.

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  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

Examples of off-guard in a Sentence

  1. Marco Rubio:

    Well, I had hoped in this process we would have -- the voters would wake up and see what Donald Trump is, a con artist, and I think we were all caught off guard by how much the attention in coverage has really lifted him.

  2. Kristen Soltis Anderson:

    That's why you see that generous' we were all caught off guard' sentiment on the first phase.

  3. Steven Hildreth Jr.:

    It caught me off guard how much traction it caught, and I think that sends a message that, yeah, people want to know about the bad in the world, but they also want to hear of the good in the world.

  4. Cara Serber:

    [ I ] think that Cara Serber was the mouthpiece of the administration, and Cara Serber got caught off guard, and it wasn't fair to Cara Serber.

  5. Andy Macuga:

    We were completely caught off guard in 2017 because it was the first time that we had had a flower season like this with social media, it helps now knowing whats coming.


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