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off·beat

offbeat

 
pronunciation:
awf bit
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: unusual or unconventional.
He's a comic with an offbeat sense of humor.Her ideas are a little offbeat, but they are fresh and clever.
antonyms:
conventional, ordinary
similar words:
eccentric, queer
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part of speech: noun
definition: an unaccented beat in a measure of music.