Off-the-wall meaning

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Very unconventional or unusual.

Manic, off-the-wall creativity; off-the-wall humor.

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Exhibiting bizarre behavior; crazy.

Their off-the-wall friends.

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Very unusual, eccentric, unconventional, etc.
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(idiomatic) Wildly unconventional; bizarre; absurd.

What kind of a harebrained, off-the-wall idea is that?

She is a very off-the-wall character.

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(idiomatic) Greatly inappropriate.

His behaviour today is off-the-wall.

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Alternative spelling for off-the-wall.
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Origin of off-the-wall

  • Perhaps from baseball or other games played with a ball, alluding to unpredictable bounces.

    From Wiktionary