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Definitions for offbeat
ˈɔfˈbit, ˈɒf-; -ˌbitoff·beat
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an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)
far-out, kinky, offbeat, quirky, way-outadjective
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.
Etymology: From ; not following the beat (e.g., of a drum that sounds out cadence)
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The numerical value of offbeat in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of offbeat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of offbeat in a Sentence
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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