off plumb
phrasal see out of plumb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • off plumb — adverb see out of plumb …   Useful english dictionary

  • half a bubble off plumb — phr. giddy; crazy. □ She is acting about half a bubble off plumb. What is wrong with her? □ Tom is just half a bubble off plumb, but he is all heart …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • out of or off plumb — idi out of or off plumb, not corresponding to the perpendicular; out of true …   From formal English to slang

  • plumb — [plum] n. [ME plumbe < MFr plomb < L plumbum, LEAD2 < non IE source > Gr molybdos] a lead weight (plumb bob) hung at the end of a line (plumb line), used to determine how deep water is or whether a wall, etc. is vertical adj.… …   English World dictionary

  • plumb — [[t]plʌm[/t]] n. 1) bui sur a small mass of lead or other heavy material, as that suspended by a line and used to measure the depth of water or to ascertain a vertical line Compare plumb line 2) true according to a plumb line; perpendicular 3)… …   From formal English to slang

  • plumb — plumbable, adj. plumbless, adj. plumbness, n. /plum/, n. 1. a small mass of lead or other heavy material, as that suspended by a line and used to measure the depth of water or to ascertain a vertical line. Cf. plumb line. 2. out of or off plumb,… …   Universalium

  • Plumb (singer) — Plumb Birth name Tiffany Arbuckle Born March 9, 1975 (1975 03 09) (age 36) Origin Indianapolis, Indiana, United States Genres …   Wikipedia

  • plumb — Synonyms and related words: T square, absolute, absolutely, accurately, all embracing, all encompassing, all out, all pervading, answer, aplomb, appraise, appreciate, assay, assess, at right angles, azimuth circle, bang, bar, barricade, batten,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • out of plumb — adverb or off plumb : out of the vertical : out of true * * * not exactly vertical the towers are inclined, from four to ten feet out of plumb …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of plumb — or off plumb phrasal out of vertical or true …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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