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otherworldly

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adjective oth·er·world·ly \ˌə-thər-ˈwərl(d)-lē\

Simple Definition of otherworldly

  • : suggesting a world that is different from the world we know : seeming to belong to or come from another world

Full Definition of otherworldly

  1. 1 a :  of, relating to, or resembling that of a world other than the actual world b :  devoted to preparing for a world to come

  2. 2 :  devoted to intellectual or imaginative pursuits

oth·er·world·li·ness noun

Examples of otherworldly

  1. otherworldly creatures from the deep sea

  2. <a movie in which otherworldly beings live among us in a parallel universe>



1879

First Known Use of otherworldly

1879


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