[awf-kil-ter, of‐]
  1. not exactly straight or balanced; askew; uneven: off-kilter paintings on every wall.
  2. not completely well; somewhat ill: still off-kilter two weeks after the flu.
  3. unusual or eccentric; unconventional: short stories with off-kilter endings.

Origin of off-kilter

First recorded in 1925–30; off + kilter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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