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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that is odd.
  • noun The state or quality of being odd; strangeness.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being odd; singularity; strangeness; whimsicality.
  • noun A peculiarity; a singularity; an odd way.
  • noun A singular person or thing; one characterized by oddness.
  • noun Synonyms See eccentric.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being odd; singularity; queerness; peculiarity.
  • noun That which is odd.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An odd or strange thing.
  • noun A strange person; an oddball.
  • noun strangeness

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
  • noun a strange attitude or habit
  • noun eccentricity that is not easily explained

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