Bullhooks, whippings, and electric shocks were used as the main methods of discipline and training for their exotic animals.
King's Landing was rich, exotic, Mediterranean, lots of color, fruits, and spices.
The fish is tasty, but the real treat is exotic game like reindeer.
He recently recounted how young and exotic he felt in such an environment.
The look was inspired by Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and the World War I spy Mata Hari.
His big eyes rolled, and at intervals he emitted a roar as he struck an exotic gong with a hammer.
They were as exotic to my sister's husband as the ethics of esoteric Buddhism.
Her dancing was incredibly light; she looked like some exotic poppy swaying to an imperceptible breeze.
In such an atmosphere his mind expands like the exotic plant in a conservatory.
Of late it seemed as if her face had acquired a brooding air; it had lost its exotic look, it was dreamy, almost virginal.
1590s, "belonging to another country," from Middle French exotique (16c.) and directly from Latin exoticus, from Greek exotikos "foreign," literally "from the outside," from exo "outside" (see exo-). Sense of "unusual, strange" first recorded in English 1620s, from notion of "alien, outlandish." In reference to strip-teasers and dancing girls, it is first attested by 1942, American English.
Exotic dancer in the nightclub trade means a girl who goes through a few motions while wearing as few clothes as the cops will allow in the city where she is working ... ["Life," May 5, 1947]As a noun from 1640s.