off plumb

off plumb

Not completely or precisely vertical. I think we need to call the builder again because that wall is definitely off plumb.
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Neylon said the barn withstood the hurricane of 1938, albeit being pushed a tad off plumb, and hadn't budged since then, despite being close to the path of the destructive June 1953 tornado.
The highest-drawer palindromic statements invoke a picture of the world that is a bubble off plumb yet somehow of our world.
One Bubble Off Plumb [discussing the atmosphere for creative thinking]
Ross went seven bubbles off plumb, crazy as a peach-orchard boar, and announced the trouble with the schools is TOO MUCH FOOTBALL.