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1. offbeat

adjective. ['ˈɔfˈbiːt'] informal terms; strikingly unconventional.

Synonyms

  • quirky
  • far-out
  • unconventional
  • kinky

Antonyms

  • unconventionality
  • unoriginal
  • regular
  • straight

Etymology

  • beat (English)
  • beten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • off- (English)
  • of- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Offbeat

  • beat
  • beet
  • downbeat
  • jobete

Sentences with offbeat


1. Adjective
Alternatively, marinate cooked or canned shoots in vinegar and oil for an offbeat addition to antipasto dishes.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Ska is characterised by a strong offbeat and the use of horns such as trumpets and saxophones.

Quotes about offbeat


1. Buffett does enjoy being a billionaire, but in offbeat ways. As he put it, though money cannot change your health or how many people love you, it lets you be in 'more interesting environments.
- Roger Lowenstein, Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist

2. offbeat

noun. ['ˈɔfˈbiːt'] an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure).

Synonyms

  • beat
  • rhythm
  • upbeat

Antonyms

  • lose
  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist

Etymology

  • beat (English)
  • beten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • off- (English)
  • of- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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