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adjective as in strange, very different

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Though offbeat, it doesn’t feel quite as different as it should from the many other high-concept, sci-fi and fantasy comedies we’ve seen in recent years, like Upload and Miracle Workers.

From Time

This highly offbeat style of material promotion also enables LinkedIn users to provide a deeper insight into the people behind the business.

It was an unusual deal for a pop star, but Post Malone, with his offbeat style and face covered in tattoos, is a bit unusual himself.

From Quartz

It’s not in a hotel ballroom but rather an offbeat event space such as a warehouse.

From Fortune

The neighborhood is lined with offbeat shops, hip bars, and late-night coffeehouses.

Ed first appeared in 1987 on City By Night, a talk show on Newton Cable, a now-defunct offbeat indie cable network.

The women Peterson photographed were offbeat, eccentric, irreverent, and not conventionally pretty.

“Shake It Off” and its accompanying music video are all about being a goober and dancing like an offbeat weirdo.

And selecting Samberg as host meant that, perhaps more than other SNL alumni, it was going to be more offbeat episode of SNL.

While there, LeCun was allowed to dabble in some of his offbeat interests, including philosophy.

The hour—I am sorry I cannot recall the hour of arrival—but it was, as we say, an offbeat hour.

Rick studied the scene, searching for anything offbeat, any anomaly.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to offbeat, such as: bizarre, eccentric, idiosyncratic, unconventional, unorthodox, and unusual.

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