Definition of off-kilter in English:

off-kilter

adjective

  • 1Not in the usual, expected, or correct condition or state.

    • ‘the economy is off-kilter’
    1. 1.1Unconventional or eccentric.
      • ‘an off-kilter comedy’

adverb

  • Away from the usual, expected, or correct condition or state.

    • ‘the songs are thrown off-kilter by Wilson's guileless lyrics’

Origin

1920s from off + kilter.