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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoffbeatoff‧beat /ˌɒfˈbiːt◂ $ ˌɒːf-/ adjective informal  UNUSUALunusual and not what people normally expect, especially in an interesting way offbeat humour She’s a little offbeat, but she’s a wonderful actress.
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offbeatJonathan Lethem gladly acknowledges the writers who have had an influence on his offbeat fiction.Amelia Bedelia, the offbeat housekeeper, will lead a morning of word games, storytelling and some unexpected, silly activities.An atmosphere in which people dread failure or fear that they will be ridiculed for offbeat ideas stifles creativity, Eisner believes.But serious or lighthearted Central News always brought you the offbeat, like the catfish who loved to be fed by hand.Ristarose can also accommodate offbeat locations for ceremonies.But the true draw of this game is its offbeat, off-color humor, mixing toilet jokes and movie references.an offbeat romance novelMorris' movies always have an offbeat sense of humor, and this one is no exception.
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