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oddity

noun odd·i·ty \ˈä-də-tē\

: a strange or unusual person or thing

: the quality or state of being strange or unusual

plural odd·i·ties

Full Definition of ODDITY

1
:  an odd person, thing, event, or trait
2
:  the quality or state of being odd

Examples of ODDITY

  1. Her shyness makes her a bit of an oddity in the business world.
  2. The zoo has such oddities as anteaters and platypuses.

First Known Use of ODDITY

1713

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