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off-kilter

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

First recorded in 1925–30; off + kilter
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