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 ?
wants enough to make a new waste button behind so I wont look so outlandish.
How puzzled did they look at the outlandish sound of the French tongue
If I had been astonished at first catching a glimpse of so outlandish an individual as Queequeg circulating among the polite society of a civilized town, that astonishment soon departed upon taking my first daylight stroll through the streets of New Bedford.
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
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.
When dinner was over, being reminded by Sophia of his news, he began as follows: "I believe, lady, your ladyship observed a young woman at church yesterday at even-song, who was drest in one of your outlandish garments; I think I have seen your ladyship in such a one.
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.
The coxswain said some words in his outlandish tongue, doubtless warning the men to keep on their guard.
What strange visions of outlandish things does the very name spirit up
She was a fearless and familiar little thing, who asked disconcerting questions, made precocious comments, and possessed outlandish arts, such as dancing a Spanish shawl dance and singing Neapolitan love-songs to a guitar.
He was an outlandish figure, with his wide-brimmed hat and pointed beard, among those country folk, and it was easy to see that they thought him very queer; but his spirits were so high, his enthusiasm so contagious, that it was impossible not to like him.
I, for one, freely confess that I don't know what to do with her any more than if she was one of those strange, outlandish birds you used to bring home from foreign parts.