see: in keeping
- Out of kilter
adjective phrase Not in order or repair; out of whack [1628+; fr British dialect kilter or kelter, ”condition, state, frame,” of obscure origin] Also, out of whack. Not properly adjusted, not working well, out of order. For example, This whole schedule is out of kilter with the rest of our projects, or The wheels on […]
- Out of left field
adverb phrase Unexpectedly; suddenly and surprisingly: When they needed a new idea, this guy appeared out of left field (1953+)
[out-uh v-round] /ˈaʊt əvˈraʊnd/ adjective 1. not perfectly round.
- Out of the bag
adjective phrase In plainclothes; not in uniform (1990s+ Police)