offbeat definition

  • noun:
    • songs An unaccented beat in a measure.
    • The beats not generally accented in a measure.
    • An unconventional individual, an individual who doesn't stick to the beat, whom decides never to adjust.
    • an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)
  • adjective:
    • Slang Not complying to an ordinary type or structure; unconventional: offbeat humor.
    • Unusual, unconventional, maybe not ordinary.
    • casual terms; strikingly unconventional

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