oddity

  • 1Oddity EP — Oddity redirects here. For the dictionary definition, see Wiktionary:oddity. Oddity EP EP by Cold Released …

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  • 2oddity — odd i*ty ([o^]d [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Oddities} ([o^]d [i^]*t[i^]z). 1. The quality or state of being odd; singularity; queerness; peculiarity; as, oddity of dress, manners, and the like. [1913 Webster] That infinitude of oddities in him. Sterne …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3oddity — index exception (exclusion), irregularity, quirk (idiosyncrasy), speciality, specialty (distinctive mark) …

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  • 4oddity — (n.) 1713, odd characteristic or trait, a hybrid from ODD (Cf. odd) + ITY (Cf. ity). Meaning odd person is first recorded 1748 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5oddity — ► NOUN (pl. oddities) 1) the quality of being strange. 2) a strange person or thing …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6oddity — [äd′ə tē] n. 1. the state or quality of being odd; queerness; peculiarity; strangeness 2. pl. oddities an odd person or thing …

    English World dictionary

  • 7oddity — [[t]ɒ̱dɪti[/t]] oddities 1) N COUNT An oddity is someone or something that is very strange. Losing my hair made me feel an oddity... Carlson noticed another oddity; his plant had bloomed twice. Syn: curiosity 2) N COUNT: usu the N of n The oddity …

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  • 8oddity — UK [ˈɒdətɪ] / US [ˈɑdətɪ] noun Word forms oddity : singular oddity plural oddities 1) [countable] someone or something that seems strange or unusual In those days a working mother was regarded as a bit of an oddity. 2) [countable/uncountable] a… …

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  • 9oddity — noun 1) she was regarded as a bit of an oddity Syn: eccentric, misfit, square peg in a round hole, maverick, nonconformist, odd one, rare bird, crank; informal character, oddball, weirdo, crackpot, nut, freak, screwball, kook, queer/odd fish …

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  • 10oddity — odd|i|ty [ˈɔdıti US ˈa: ] n plural oddities 1.) a strange or unusual person or thing ▪ In a class of 120 students there were four women including myself, and I still felt rather an oddity. 2.) [U and C] a strange quality in someone or something ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11oddity — odd|i|ty [ adəti ] noun 1. ) count someone or something that seems strange or unusual: In those days a working mother was regarded as something of an oddity. 2. ) count or uncount a strange or unusual quality in someone or something: the oddity… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12oddity — noun 1 (C) a strange or unusual person or thing: He was something of an oddity in the neighborhood with his neat suits. 2 (C, U) a strange quality in someone or something: fashions that are remembered for their oddity …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13oddity — odd / oddball [adj1] unusual, abnormal atypical, avant garde, bizarre, character, crazy, curious, deviant, different, eccentric, erratic, exceptional, extraordinary, fantastic, flaky*, freak*, freakish*, freaky*, funny, idiosyncratic, irregular,… …

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  • 14oddity — noun (plural ties) Date: 1713 1. an odd person, thing, event, or trait 2. the quality or state of being odd …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15oddity — /od i tee/, n., pl. oddities for 1, 3. 1. an odd or remarkably unusual person, thing, or event. 2. the quality of being odd; singularity, strangeness, or eccentricity. 3. an odd characteristic or trait; peculiarity. [1705 15; ODD + ITY] Syn. 1.… …

    Universalium

  • 16oddity — noun a) An odd or strange thing. b) A strange person; an oddball. Syn: oddball …

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  • 17oddity — Synonyms and related words: aberration, abnormality, absurdity, alien, anomalousness, anomaly, anticness, bizarreness, bizarrerie, card, case, character, conceit, conversation piece, crackpot, crackpotism, crank, crankiness, crankism, crotchet,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18oddity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. curiosity, freak; singularity, strangeness, peculiarity; quaintness, eccentricity, oddness; crank, eccentric. See insanity, unconformity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. eccentricity, idiosyncrasy,… …

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  • 19oddity — odd·i·ty || É‘dɪtɪ / É’d n. odd thing; unique thing; unusual happening; anomaly …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20oddity — noun (plural oddities) 1》 the quality of being strange. 2》 a strange person or thing …

    English new terms dictionary