being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
"alien customs"; "exotic plants in a greenhouse"; "exotic cuisine"
strikingly strange or unusual
"an exotic hair style"; "protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants"; "the exotic landscape of a dead planet"
An organism that is exotic to an environment.
An exotic dancer; a stripteaser.
Any exotic particle.
Glueballs, theoretical particles composed only of gluons, are exotics.
Foreign, with the connotation of excitingly foreign.
Non-native to the ecosystem.
introduced from a foreign country; not native; extraneous; foreign; as, an exotic plant; an exotic term or word
anything of foreign origin; something not of native growth, as a plant, a word, a custom
Origin: [L. exoticus, Gr. fr. 'e`xw outside: cf. F. exotique. See Exoteric.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
egz-ot′ik, adj. introduced from a foreign country—the opposite of indigenous.—n. anything of foreign origin: something not native to a country, as a plant, a word, a custom.—ns. Exot′icism, Ex′otism. [L.,—Gr. exōtikos—exō, outside.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'exotic' in Adjectives Frequency: #949
The numerical value of exotic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of exotic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of exotic in a Sentence
I'm obsessed with ultra exotic fruits.
We're advertising the exotic side of being in the dark.
We came to these crossroads of making it more exotic and dramatic.
It’s not something you see every day, especially with exotic meat.
Coming here must be exotic for foreign journalists like you, right ?
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- exòticCatalan, Valencian
- exotický, cizokrajnýCzech
- ekzotika, ekzotaEsperanto
- eilthireach, coimheachScottish Gaelic
- エキゾチック, 外来Japanese
- 외국산, 이국적, 이국풍, 외래Korean
- exótica, exóticoPortuguese
- экзоти́ческий, экзоти́чныйRussian
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