out of whack

out of whack
Out of Whack
If something is out of whack, it is not working correctly or not in the correct order.

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  • Out of whack — Whack Whack, n. 1. A smart resounding blow. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 2. A portion; share; allowance. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. an attempt; as, to take a whack at it. [Colloq.] [PJC] {Out of whack}, out of order. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of whack — ► out of whack chiefly N. Amer. & Austral./NZ not working. Main Entry: ↑whack …   English terms dictionary

  • out of whack — 1. if something is out of whack, it is not working as it should. You can use Carol s old bike the gears are out of whack, but it still goes. If I don t take any exercise for a while it throws my whole body out of whack. 2. confused and badly… …   New idioms dictionary

  • out of whack — {adj. phr.}, {slang }1. Needing repair; not working right. * /Ben was glad the lawn mower got out of whack, because he didn t have to mow the lawn./ Syn.: OUT OF ORDER. 2. Not going together well; not in agreement. * /The things Mr. Black does… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of whack — {adj. phr.}, {slang }1. Needing repair; not working right. * /Ben was glad the lawn mower got out of whack, because he didn t have to mow the lawn./ Syn.: OUT OF ORDER. 2. Not going together well; not in agreement. * /The things Mr. Black does… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out\ of\ whack — adj. phr. slang 1. Needing repair; not working right. Ben was glad the lawn mower got out of whack, because he didn t have to mow the lawn. Syn.: out of order 2. Not going together well; not in agreement. The things Mr. Black does are out of… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • out of whack — phrasal 1. out of proper order or shape < threw his knee out of whack > 2. not in accord < feeling out of whack with her contemporaries S. E. Rubin > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • out of whack —    If something is out of whack, it is not working properly or is not in good order.     The dishwasher is making a funny noise. Something must be out of whack …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • out of whack — informal 1) not working normally The buses and trains are all out of whack today because of the snow. 2) feeling slightly ill I didn t sleep well last night and I m all out of whack …   English dictionary

  • out of whack — adjective out of balance or out of adjustment the front wheel of my bicycle is out of whack • Similar to: ↑malfunctioning, ↑nonfunctional • Usage Domain: ↑idiom, ↑idiomatic expression, ↑phrasal idiom, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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