What does offbeat mean?

Definitions for offbeat
ˈɔfˈbit, ˈɒf-; -ˌbitoff·beat

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word offbeat.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. upbeat, offbeatadjective

    an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)

  2. far-out, kinky, offbeat, quirky, way-outadjective

    informal terms; strikingly unconventional

Wiktionary

  1. offbeatnoun

    The beats not normally accented in a measure.

    The congregation clapped along on the offbeat.

  2. offbeatnoun

    An unconventional person, someone who does not follow the beat, who chooses not to conform.

  3. offbeatadjective

    Unusual, unconventional, not ordinary.

    He has such an offbeat sense of humor that hardly anyone finds his jokes amusing.

  4. Etymology: From ; not following the beat (e.g., of a drum that sounds out cadence)

ChatGPT

  1. offbeat

    Offbeat generally refers to something that is unconventional, unexpected, unusual or not conforming to typical standards or norms. It can be used to describe anything from behaviors and ideas to music rhythms that do not adhere to the traditional or common pattern.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of offbeat in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of offbeat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of offbeat in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Radcliffe:

    We became very good friends, i started learning about Lorenzo Pisoni life … and then I became the most annoying [ person ] … Like, ‘ Oh, you were in The Pickle Family Circus ?! Can you juggle ? ’ It was annoying I ’m sure, but Lorenzo Pisoni was very sweet and humored me. And while the two men shared similar offbeat upbringings in the spotlight, Daniel Radcliffe was more fascinated by their differences and how the spotlight had impacted them over the years.

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