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Meaning of OUTLANDISH

Pronunciation:  awt'landish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit"; "famed for his eccentric spelling"; "a freakish combination of styles"; "the outlandish clothes of teenagers"; "outre and affected stage antics"
 

OUTLANDISH is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: bizarre, eccentric, flaky, freakish, freaky, outre, unconventional
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Out*land"ish\, a. [AS. ?tlendisc foreign. See {Out},
{Land}, and {-ish}.]
1. Foreign; not native.

         Him did outlandish women cause to sin. --Neh. xiii.
                                               26.

         Its barley water and its outlandish wines. --G. W.
                                               Cable.

2. Hence: Not according with usage; strange; rude; barbarous;
   uncouth; clownish; as, an outlandish dress, behavior, or
   speech.

         Something outlandish, unearthy, or at variance with
         ordinary fashion.                     --Hawthorne.
   --{Out*land"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Out*land"ish*ness}, n.

 
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