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Translation of offbeat in Spanish:


American English: /ˈɔfˌbit/
British English: /ˈɒfbiːt/
  • (Music)
    tiempo (masculine) débil
    on the offbeat
    en el tiempo débil
    Example sentences
    • McDowell's guitar playing on these songs was all about rhythm, a distinctive syncopated chug that emphasized the offbeats and often stayed on a single chord.
    • The drum machine offbeats are still present, but instead of snarky basslines and slow grinds, the song features a wistfully high organ stomp, and shifting tempos throughout.
    • This is all to say nothing of the beautiful, ever-rising backing that threads through the song; present in the verse, when the horns come in full-force on the offbeats.


American English: /ˈɔfˌbit/
British English: /ˈɒfbiːt/
, /ɒfˈbiːt/
  • (humor/ideas/person)
    poco convencional
    the way she dresses is rather offbeat
    viste de una manera muy poco convencional
    Example sentences
    • This cinema at that time showed very offbeat and unusual films.
    • The humor is offbeat and unconventional, but much of it is funny.
    • Dr. Seuss has been one of the most unusual and offbeat children's authors in literature.
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