out of key


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in key

In consonance or accordance with other elements, factors, or styles. A reference to musical tonality. Jonathan's fashion sense is impeccable, with each facet of his ensemble in key with the others.
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out of key

Not in consonance or accordance with other elements, factors, or styles. A reference to musical tonality. That shirt looks ridiculous—it's totally out of key with the rest of your wardrobe!
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out of key

see under in key.
See also: key, of, out

out of key

Not in consonance with other factors.
See also: key, of, out