Definition of in or out of key in English:

in (or out of) key

  • In (or out of) harmony: this uplifting conclusion is out of key with the body of his book
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    • I mean, people singing along to songs, even horribly out of key, is better than groups of people talking loudly in some sort of strange choir.
    • Here, though, they're wavering, sliding in and out of key.
    • Every song is sure to be awesome and sung out of key.
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