outlandish


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out·land·ish

 (out-lăn′dĭsh)
adj.
1. Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre. See Synonyms at strange.
2. Located far from civilized areas; remote: "a schooner that's gettin' ready to go off to some outlandish place to look for buried treasure" (Jack London).
3. Archaic Of foreign origin; not native.

out·land′ish·ly adv.
out·land′ish·ness n.

outlandish

(aʊtˈlændɪʃ)
adj
1. grotesquely unconventional in appearance, habits, etc
2. archaic foreign
outˈlandishly adv
outˈlandishness n

out•land•ish

(aʊtˈlæn dɪʃ)

adj.
1. freakishly or grotesquely strange or odd.
2. having a foreign appearance.
3. remote; out-of the-way.
[before 1000]
out•land′ish•ly, adv.
out•land′ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.outlandish - conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusualoutlandish - 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"; "his off-the-wall antics"; "the outlandish clothes of teenagers"; "outre and affected stage antics"
unconventional - not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"

outlandish

outlandish

adjective
2. Archaic. Of, from, or characteristic of another place or part of the world:
Translations

outlandish

[aʊtˈlændɪʃ] ADJ [appearance, clothes] → estrafalario, extravagante; [behaviour, ideas] → extraño, disparatado; [prices] → estrafalario

outlandish

[aʊtˈlændɪʃ] adj [appearance, idea] → étrange
This idea is not as outlandish as it sounds → Cette idée n'est pas aussi étrange qu'il n'y paraît.

outlandish

adjabsonderlich, sonderbar; behaviour alsobefremdend, befremdlich; prose, style, description etceigenwillig; name, clothes, appearance, colour combination etcausgefallen; priceshaarsträubend; theoryobskur

outlandish

[aʊtˈlændɪʃ] adj (dress, person) → bizzarro/a
References in classic literature ?
The truth was, that the little Puritans, being of the most intolerant brood that ever lived, had got a vague idea of something outlandish, unearthly, or at variance with ordinary fashions, in the mother and child, and therefore scorned them in their hearts, and not unfrequently reviled them with their tongues.
Likewise, there was a parcel of outlandish bone fish hooks on the shelf over the fire-place, and a tall harpoon standing at the head of the bed.
Also his quaint pronunciation of words was such a delight--and the phrases he would pick up and remember, the most outlandish and impossible things
They chiseled angels and cherubs and devils and skeletons on the tombstones in the most lavish and generous way--as to supply--but curiously grotesque and outlandish as to form.
Well, there was a big outlandish parrot on each side of the clock, made out of something like chalk, and painted up gaudy.
She said the old judge had treated her child a thousand times better than he deserved, and had never done her an unkindness in his life; so she hated these outlandish devils for killing him, and shouldn't ever sleep satisfied till she saw them hanged for it.
wants enough to make a new waste button behind so I wont look so outlandish.
Slightly observant of the smoky lights; of the people, pipe in mouth, playing with limp cards and yellow dominoes; of the one bare- breasted, bare-armed, soot-begrimed workman reading a journal aloud, and of the others listening to him; of the weapons worn, or laid aside to be resumed; of the two or three customers fallen forward asleep, who in the popular high-shouldered shaggy black spencer looked, in that attitude, like slumbering bears or dogs; the two outlandish customers approached the counter, and showed what they wanted.
I had crossed a marshy tract full of willows, bulrushes, and odd, outlandish, swampy trees; and I had now come out upon the skirts of an open piece of undulating, sandy country, about a mile long, dotted with a few pines and a great number of contorted trees, not unlike the oak in growth, but pale in the foliage, like willows.
And now the horsemen in livery came galloping up with shouts and outlandish cries and cheers to where Don Quixote stood amazed and wondering; and one of them, he to whom Roque had sent word, addressing him exclaimed, "Welcome to our city, mirror, beacon, star and cynosure of all knight-errantry in its widest extent
The coxswain said some words in his outlandish tongue, doubtless warning the men to keep on their guard.
The pale, spiritual face, the eyes that seemed to mingle with the moonlight, the sweet, airy voice, and the outlandish name, almost made the Puritan believe that the boy was in truth a being which had sprung up out of the grave on which he sat.