Translation of off-key in Spanish:


desafinado, adj.

Pronunciation /ɔfˈki/ /ɒfˈkiː/

adjective off key

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    to play/sing off key desafinar
    • you're singing off key estás desafinando
    • the orchestra was off key la orquesta desafinaba
    • If the background music was distinctly off-key, so too were far too many aspects of the meal.
    • We don't see that playing out of tune or singing off-key is revolutionary.
    • Add off-key electronic music, and you begin to have some idea of how annoying this is.
    • She bade me goodnight and walked away, swaying only slightly, and humming an off-key tune under her breath.
    • A few stand watching a brave soul with a karaoke machine belt out an off-key tune.
    • He multi-tracks the vocals on this song and the off-key harmonics of his offbeat voice work brilliantly.
    • The off-key singing of the congregations at Church and the reels and jigs of the Connecticut fiddle players enchanted him.
    • It is like hearing lovely melodies sung off-key.
    • Does he see how I look down my nose at the enthusiastic choir member who sings off-key?
    • It was kind of neat to see four women all lined up singing, but the off-key harmonizing didn't grab me.
    • A chorus of giggles promptly followed the off-key ditty.
    • With that he turned up the radio to an old eighties rock song, and we started our off-key duet in very loud voices.
    • Why are the gospel tunes in the soundtrack so annoyingly off-key and out of synch?
    • Then suddenly, in a slightly hoarse and off-key voice, he sang the lullaby that Mom used to sing to me.
    • Once every candle burned brightly, an off-key chorus began to sing ‘Happy Birthday.’
    • He wouldn't go to sleep and I'd just go from one song to the next in this flat, off-key voice.
    • The brass band plays off-key.
    • He had on his headset and sang along in his off-key fashion.
    • They know what mood I am in from the music that I play on the radio and the off-key, wrong lyrics that I belt out.
    • But we sang along anyway, and there were no off-key notes or minor chords, not even from Mama, who quite simply could not carry a tune.