Translation of offbeat in Spanish:
nounAmerican English: /ˈɔfˌbit/ British English: /ˈɒfbiːt/
- (Music)on the offbeattiempo (masculine) débilen el tiempo débilExample 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.
adjectiveAmerican English: /ˈɔfˌbit/ British English: /ˈɒfbiːt/ , /ɒfˈbiːt/
- (humor/ideas/person)the way she dresses is rather offbeatpoco convencionalviste de una manera muy poco convencionalExample 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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