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Synonyms for offbeat

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Synonyms for offbeat

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

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informal terms

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THE latest offering from Walt Disney studios is a rather offbeat tale of a young girl's close encounter with a rather mischievious extraterrestrial.
Add some pranksters with grudges who play dirty tricks, then mix in a few offbeat characters.
You've got to be a little offbeat to bring your dog to work.
The desire to keep old audiences while attracting new ones has inspired artistic directors to program some offbeat companion pieces to Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, and Nutcracker.
Take a look at an offbeat internet slide-show by Stan Cotton, one of the 20th Century's most outrageous adman, and 15 advertising case histories ads that made mincemeat of sacred cows while moving product and services.
Some of the offbeat destinations people could look to explore this summer include Shoja and Alchi in the Himalayas, Kalimpong in West Bengal, Gokarna in Karnataka, Lantau Island in Hong Kong, Pointe d'Esny in Mauritius and Manado in Indonesia," says Saurabh Srivastava, VP, Ixigo.
AN offbeat Irish comedy starring Michael Fassbender is set for a US release after landing a distributor.
Frances Ha 86mins 15 THE current queen of kook - Greta Gerwig - stumbles through New York in an offbeat but engaging comedy drama directed by her boyfriend, Noah Baumbach (Greenberg, The Squid and the Whale).
These old days of policing have been captured in a new book called Offbeat.
But since the series loves to take unexpected, offbeat paths, having him turn into Tennant was not that wild a twist.
Clearly such an offbeat domestic environment is not to everyone's taste, yet it shows what can be done in the teeth of physical and bureaucratic restrictions and somehow it works.
Music trivia fans who enjoy the offbeat and odd get all the stories behind these selected notables-but-not-greats.
Clinicians Walter and Carol Noona presented a workshop entitled "When the Downbeat Teacher Meets the Offbeat Student.
Subtitled "made-to-fit tales for the maladjusted", this collection of short stories showcase a genuine and offbeat talent anthologized into a 110-page compendium which includes The South's Greatest Writer; Lunacy Grounded; Nature of the Beasts; Babes in Arms; Mightier than the Sword; Benny the Broker; The Twiddlebum Method: Shaping Today's Youth for a Limited Tomorrow; Behind the Throne; Kiss of Knowledge; The Battle of Florence Tucker; Scenic Hell Becomes Vacation Hot Spot; A Taste of Palp; Life of the Party; The Dirtiest Words in the World; Double Occupancy; Feed the Lawyers; The Bells of Griswald Stump; Mrs.
You'd also find, among Winfield's 133 credits, Mike's Murderer: Written and directed by James Bridges (Urban Cowboy), this offbeat 1984 thriller starred Debra Winger as a woman coping with the murder of an ex-boyfriend.