eccentric person


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Noun1.eccentric person - a person with an unusual or odd personalityeccentric person - a person with an unusual or odd personality
unusual person, anomaly - a person who is unusual
crackpot, fruitcake, nut case, screwball, crank, nut - a whimsically eccentric person
nutter, wacko, whacko - a person who is regarded as eccentric or mad
References in classic literature ?
And did the eccentric person commit any new originality?
I had, no doubt, to do with a terrible, eccentric person, who, in some mysterious fashion, had succeeded in taking up his abode there, under the Opera house, five stories below the level of the ground.
Unfortunately, I wasn't graced with any such exciting news and the only eccentric person I came across was a beret-wearing cashier at the post office.
When Tim's boss Lance invites him to a 'dinner for winners', he must find and bring an eccentric person with a special talent; the winner earns a trophy and the executive that brought him, or her, gets glory.
But if you sincerely play him as this eccentric person who exists in the world, then you're basically acting the character, who happens to be unusual.
With a truly British flourish of magnanimity, at first place, the most eccentric person is Bjork, the Icelandic singer and actress, whose name sounds like a stifled attempt not to burp.