off-the-wall

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ADJECTIVE
  1. conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    famed for his eccentric spelling
    outre and affected stage antics
    his off-the-wall antics
    the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    a freakish combination of styles
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How To Use off-the-wall In A Sentence

  • His mom bought him a cell phone to use in emergencies in case you pulled some off-the-wall stunt down in California. BREACH OF DUTY
  • Mongolian Taimen: They're the largest member of the salmonid family and to catch one, you need to be guided on camel back by a Sherpa or some such over Siberian peaks to rivers with names that sound like they're from the 1988 film "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" (gimme props for a severely off-the-wall movie reference!) One Out of Five Ain't Bad
  • The bureau got support in this endeavour not just from Hearst, but from other off-the-wall sensationalists as well.
  • Expect off-the-wall antics from the Gemini and Scorpio team who has teamed up with Rubulad, the art collective for a night of funk music, absinthe and more. Halloween 2010: Spooky New York Events For All Revelers
  • Pity the poor lot of the journalist - having to grapple with a news story until they can mould a suitably attention-grabbing, off-the-wall headline for it.
  • Sleep - stealing on -the- job stress has reached off-the-wall proportions, according to a Canadian health report.
  • But he also has a hilarious description of what he calls vegetarian, teetotalers, saddle-wearers, bearded cranks; you know, these kind of off-the-wall Socialists that he used to see in Socialist summer camps or at Socialist magazines. Orwell: Wintry Conscience of a Generation
  • Plus all the city-street variations of baseball: stickball, punchball, stoopball, curb ball and baseball-off-the-wall. Last Words
  • It can be done without following some absurd, off-the-wall investment strategy.
  • he could always come up with some inspired off-the-wall conceit
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