(noun, adjective)


1. (informal) strikingly unconventional

Similar word(s): unconventional, kinky, quirky

Sentences with offbeat as an adjective:

- He has such an offbeat sense of humor that hardly anyone finds his jokes amusing.


1. an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)

Similar word(s): upbeat

Definition categories: communication, beat, rhythm

Sentences with offbeat as a noun:

- The congregation clapped along on the offbeat.