Definitions for oddityˈɒd ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

odd•i•tyˈɒd ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. an odd or remarkably unusual person, thing, or event.

  2. an odd characteristic or trait; peculiarity.

  3. the quality of being odd; strangeness or eccentricity.

Origin of oddity:

1705–15

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oddity, oddness(noun)

    eccentricity that is not easily explained

  2. oddity, queerness, quirk, quirkiness, crotchet(noun)

    a strange attitude or habit

  3. curio, curiosity, oddity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity(noun)

    something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting

Wiktionary

  1. oddity(Noun)

    An odd or strange thing.

  2. oddity(Noun)

    A strange person; an oddball.

  3. oddity(Noun)

    strangeness


Translations for oddity

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

oddity(noun)

a strange person or thing

He's a bit of an oddity.

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