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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.
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Adv.1.outlandishly - in an outlandish manner; "the Bavarian was outlandishly dressed in lederhosen"
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advsonderbar, absonderlich; decorated, portrayedeigenwillig; expensivehaarsträubend
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