What does exotic mean?

Definitions for exotic
ɪgˈzɒt ɪkex·ot·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alien, exotic(adj)

    being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world

    "alien customs"; "exotic plants in a greenhouse"; "exotic cuisine"

  2. exotic(adj)

    strikingly strange or unusual

    "an exotic hair style"; "protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants"; "the exotic landscape of a dead planet"

Wiktionary

  1. exotic(Noun)

    An organism that is exotic to an environment.

  2. exotic(Noun)

    An exotic dancer; a stripteaser.

  3. exotic(Noun)

    Any exotic particle.

    Glueballs, theoretical particles composed only of gluons, are exotics.

  4. exotic(Adjective)

    Foreign, with the connotation of excitingly foreign.

    exotic appearance

  5. exotic(Adjective)

    Non-native to the ecosystem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exotic(adj)

    introduced from a foreign country; not native; extraneous; foreign; as, an exotic plant; an exotic term or word

    Etymology: [L. exoticus, Gr. fr. 'e`xw outside: cf. F. exotique. See Exoteric.]

  2. Exotic(noun)

    anything of foreign origin; something not of native growth, as a plant, a word, a custom

    Etymology: [L. exoticus, Gr. fr. 'e`xw outside: cf. F. exotique. See Exoteric.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exotic

    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. exōtikosexō, outside.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exotic' in Adjectives Frequency: #949

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exotic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exotic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of exotic in a Sentence

  1. Tom Segev:

    I don't expect many Israelis to stream out on to the streets and greet the car of Prince William. He will be treated as some celebrity of course, obviously, maybe some exotic eccentric curiosity.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. The universal mind The universal mind is a great constellation of thoughts of a single mind, thoughts and ideas of the living and the dead, all worlds and dimensions. 2. Chemistry of thinking Picturesque images of the chemistry of thinking in art sometimes use exotic elements from distant corners of the subconscious. 3. Horror smile A cunning smile of awareness and a psychic laugh. Horror smile in the soul of loneliness. We are particles of the cult era of laughter in the cult of cruel humor of reality. We are in the great psychological, comical game of society. 4. The first hundred years of life, the body and spirit perceive everything as an immature illusion, where closer to the end of the century all dreams melt and disappear, but if a person lives longer, he feels how life turns into reality with which it becomes one whole, like a ghost. 5. The plasma ball of thoughts is a thought process, the heart of life is plasma lightning - this is the fire of the universe - this is a disco of feelings that responds to understanding. 6. Time is a pawnshop of nostalgia and spiritual values. 7. In nature, instincts are a cycle associated with universal mechanisms. In the world of people, instincts directed against each other are selfish deception egoism, all this gives rise to vices and inner flaws, all this creates an internal chaos of dirty, sinful thoughts of hypocritical egoism. 8. Communication is a space probe for the inner worlds. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Graham Rye:

    They became travelogues, especially 'Moonraker' which was all over the place from France, to Italy, Argentina and Brazil. It just became a country hopping event, it's not necessary to the story but these exotic travels will have an affect on people. Bond fans travel to destinations just because Bond has been there.

  4. Arild Olsen:

    We're advertising the exotic side of being in the dark.

  5. Etienne Rigo:

    Twenty years ago we had wines that had tastes of citrus, lemon and a bit grapefruit. Today we have wines that are closer to exotic products: lychee, pineapple. This is a notable evolution, we had much lighter wines 20 years ago. Today, we have wines that are fatter, with a longer finish and a much longer persistence.

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