Definition of 'off-key'
Example sentences containing 'off key'
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`You always shut your eyes when you sing and in any case it's always off key. GOODBYE CURATECountry road, take me home, to the place that I belong... "he sang softly, off key. CORMORANTAnd then just when the melody rose to a peak, her voice had cracked, gone slightly off key. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE
I didn't recognize the name and I was struck by something off-key in Sally's tone. BETTER THAN THIS (2002)Behind her, Darren sang along in his husky, happy, off-key voice. AN OLDER WOMAN (2002)She sang two lines of Je Ne Regrette Rien in an off-key voice. THE IMAGE OF LAURA (2002)
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