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off-key

off-key

 
 
pronunciation:
awf ki
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not on the right musical note or pitch; flat or sharp.
The audience cringed at the off-key singing of the soloist.
definition 2: deviating from the normal or proper; irregular; incongruous.
an off-key jokean off-key color combination
antonyms:
harmonious
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