off-the-wall


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off-the-wall

Fig. odd; silly; unusual. Why are you so off-the-wall today? This book is strange. It's really off-the-wall.

off-the-wall

mod. strange; improbable; nonsensical. Your ideas are generally off-the-wall, but this one makes sense.
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