off-center
off-center off-center off-centered off-centeredadj. situated away from the center or axis. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • off center — {adv. phr.} Not exactly in the middle. * /Mary hung the picture off center, because it was more interesting that way./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off center — {adv. phr.} Not exactly in the middle. * /Mary hung the picture off center, because it was more interesting that way./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Off Center —   Ace Double cover of Off Center …   Wikipedia

  • off-center — [off sen′tər] adj. 1. not in the exact center 2. out of balance: Also off centered …   English World dictionary

  • off-center — [adj] wide adrift, askew, astray, far off, inaccurate, off course, off target, off the mark, stray; concepts 581,583 …   New thesaurus

  • off-center — adjective 1. ) not exactly in the middle of an area or a thing 2. ) unusual or different: He s a brilliant musician, but his ideas are somewhat off center …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • off-center — index astray Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • off-center — adjective situated away from the center or axis • Syn: ↑off centered • Similar to: ↑eccentric, ↑nonconcentric * * * (US) (or Brit off centre) adj [more off center; most off center] …   Useful english dictionary

  • off-center — /awf sen teuhr, of /, adj. Also, off centered. 1. not centered; diverging from the exact center. 2. unconventional; eccentric: off center characters who disrupt other people s lives. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • off-center — {adj.}, {informal} Different from the usual pattern; not quite like most others; odd. * /Roger s sense of humor was a bit off center./ Compare: OFF KEY …   Dictionary of American idioms

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