Translation of offbeat in Spanish:

offbeat

tiempo débil, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɒfbiːt//ˈɔfˌbit/

noun

Music

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    tiempo débil masculine
    on the offbeat en el tiempo débil
    • The album climaxes with this strange 2003 anthem, a trawl through a dark sewer full of bass, lots of negative space, and strange, rattling offbeats.
    • The drum machine offbeats are still present, but instead of snarky basslines and slow grinds, the song features a wistfully high organ stomp, and shifting tempos throughout.
    • McDowell's guitar playing on these songs was all about rhythm, a distinctive syncopated chug that emphasized the offbeats and often stayed on a single chord.
    • This is all to say nothing of the beautiful, ever-rising backing that threads through the song; present in the verse, when the horns come in full-force on the offbeats.
    • On this song, a mutant dancehall pattern bumps to static offbeats and a hiccuping vocal that's an integral part of the groove.
    • In fact, the high bongo plays on an offbeat while the cowbell simply marks the beat.

adjective

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    (humor/ideas/person) poco convencional
    the way she dresses is rather offbeat viste de una manera muy poco convencional
    • Her clothes are not at all what I usually prefer; rather, they are much more offbeat, much more bohemian.
    • Over the weeks, we came to the conclusion that the more offbeat, the more weird it is, the better it works.
    • This quirky, offbeat blog has a beautiful, poetic quality that really stands out from the crowd.
    • I've included alternate versions of Christmas classics as well as offbeat seasonal songs.
    • The composer has his share of offbeat projects to keep himself busy.
    • Dr. Seuss has been one of the most unusual and offbeat children's authors in literature.
    • I love their offbeat flair, their stylized dialogue, their unusual stories.
    • It is also a novel full of offbeat plot twists and chance events.
    • We're sitting in her car, and she has the radio on low, playing some offbeat song.
    • The owners have recently refurbished the attic space and now regularly hold offbeat theatrical events and musical evenings up there.
    • The book is an offbeat history of the saxophone from every angle of interest - its inventor, its evolution, its foremost players, its collectors and its impact on popular culture.
    • The offbeat mode in which he looks at men and matters, individuals and issues will reflect in the different perspective that the serial adopts.
    • The show manages to keep the viewer a little off balance with an edgy storyline that can at times be offset by some offbeat humor.
    • Second, we're not afraid to use quirky or offbeat tactics to sell books.
    • This cinema at that time showed very offbeat and unusual films.
    • It looked a bit offbeat, away from the commonplace, conventional boutiques where the normal celebrities would be found.
    • The humor is offbeat and unconventional, but much of it is funny.
    • The film, not the band, is a delightful little offbeat story that still retains its strange power to move me after 30 years.
    • While Tuttle's art is offbeat and idiosyncratic, it is also very much mainstream.
    • There are two other people out there who are not only peculiar because they have a strange job, but also because they have a slightly offbeat hobby.