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outlandish

[ out-lan-dish ]
/ aʊtˈlæn dɪʃ /
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adjective

freakishly or grotesquely strange or odd, as appearance, dress, objects, ideas, or practices; bizarre: outlandish clothes; outlandish questions.
having a foreign appearance.
remote from civilized areas; out-of the-way: an outlandish settlement.
Archaic. foreign; alien.

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Origin of outlandish

before 1000; Middle English; Old English ūtlendisc.See outland, -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM outlandish

out·land·ish·ly, adverbout·land·ish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for outlandish

outlandish
/ (aʊtˈlændɪʃ) /

adjective

grotesquely unconventional in appearance, habits, etc
archaic foreign

Derived forms of outlandish

outlandishly, adverboutlandishness, noun
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