oddball


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odd·ball

 (ŏd′bôl′)
n. Informal
A person regarded as eccentric.

oddball

(ˈɒdˌbɔːl)
n
Also called: odd bod or odd fish a strange or eccentric person
adj
strange or peculiar

odd•ball

(ˈɒdˌbɔl)
Informal. n.
1. an eccentric or peculiar person or thing.
adj.
2. eccentric; atypical.
[1940–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oddball - a person with an unusual or odd personalityoddball - 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

oddball

noun
Informal. A person who is appealingly odd or curious:
Informal: card.
Translations

oddball

[ˈɒdbɔːl]
A. Nbicho m raro, excéntrico/a m/f
B. ADJraro, excéntrico

oddball

[ˈɒdbɔːl] nexcentrique mf

oddball

(inf)
nSpinner(in) m(f); (more harmless) → komischer Kauz; (less harmless: = weirdo) → Verrückte(r) mf
adj ideas, friendskomisch

oddball

[ˈɒdˌbɔːl] n & adj (fam) → eccentrico/a
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