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oddball

odd·ball

oddball

 
pronunciation:
ad bawl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a person or thing that is unconventional or eccentric.
synonyms:
character, eccentric, flake, kook, nut, oddity
similar words:
anomaly, crackpot, crank, deviant, erratic, fruitcake, original, screwball, weirdo
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part of speech: adjective
definition: (informal) eccentric, strange, or unusual.
an oddball notion
synonyms:
crackpot, eccentric, screwball
similar words:
abnormal, bizarre, curious, deviant, odd, offbeat, outlandish, peculiar, queer, screwy, strange, unconventional