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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Off one's guard; unprepared: a quiz that caught the class off-guard.

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of off guard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. not watching for possible danger; not alert.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not prepared or vigilant
  • adj. not prepared or vigilant

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