What does off-key mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. false, off-key, sour(adj)

    inaccurate in pitch

    "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key"


  1. off-key(Adjective)

    pitched inaccurately either above or below the correct note

  2. off-key(Adjective)

    not harmonious, or out of accord


  1. Off-key

    Off-key is musical content that is not at the expected frequency or pitch period, either with respect to some absolute reference frequency, or in a ratiometric sense, or pitch intervals not well-defined in the ratio of small whole numbers. The term may also refer to a person or situation being out of step with what is considered normal or appropriate.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of off-key in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of off-key in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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