Значение идиомы out of kilter

[out of kilter] {adj. phr.}, {informal} 1. Not balanced right; notin a straight line or lined up right.

The scale must be out ofkilter because when I weighed myself on it, it said 300 pounds.

The wheels of my bicycle were out of kilter after it hit the tree.

Contrast: IN BALANCE. 2. Needing repair; not working right.

Mywatch runs too slowly; it must be out of kilter.


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Значение идиомы out of kilter