oddball

[ od-bawl ]
/ ˈɒdˌbɔl /
Informal.

noun

a person or thing that is atypical, bizarre, eccentric, or nonconforming, especially one having beliefs that are unusual but harmless.

adjective

whimsically free-spirited; eccentric; atypical: an oddball scheme.

Origin of oddball

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; odd + ball1
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oddball

/ (ˈɒdˌbɔːl) informal /

noun

Also called: odd bod, odd fish a strange or eccentric person

adjective

strange or peculiar
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