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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His wife is an obsessed actress more than a little "off plumb." And there are enough shadows and secrets in his home for two lifetimes.
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 whole thing tilts slightly off plumb. I can assure you that, crooked sign or not, the community of believers around here truly does welcome visitors with open arms and hearts.
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.