Definition of off-center in English:

off-center

Syllabification: off-cen·ter

adjective & adverb

  • 1Not quite in the center of something.
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    • Mr. Butler liked everything quite off-centre and most ballet companies have to be on-centre for their particular kind of work.
    • Lombardy's centres of viticulture are off-centre geographically - in the far north, in the far south, and in the far east - all well off the region's main axis of communication.
    • For instance, the Earth is not exactly at the centre of the deferent, but is a little off-centre.
  • 1.1 [as adjective] Strange or eccentric: people say she’s off-center
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    • And it features plenty of the homespun surrealism, off-centre philosophy and goofy non-sequiturs that have given Young's work much of its character.
    • The three security guards were quite at home in this off-centre environment and took most of the surreal happenings in their stride.
    • Frontman Jesse Dryfhout pens off-centre lyrics, singing them with the power of a motorboat or as gently as wind in a sail.

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