- not centered; diverging from the exact center.
- unconventional; eccentric: off-center characters who disrupt other people's lives.
Origin of off-center
First recorded in 1925–30
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for off-center
The stock is then changed to the other off-center points and the second side is cut down to the line.A Course In Wood Turning
Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
The pocket is off-center and the air rushes into it as the machine topples over and plunges down.Opportunities in Aviation
His formal education was close to zero, his informal and off-center schooling vast.Storm Over Warlock
The picture was off-center; without knowing what he did he rectified course with the bow jets; it was centered again.A Gift For Terra
Fox B. Holden
She produced a wool hat from her pocket and pulled it over her hair, letting it form a jaunty, off-center peak.Little Brother