: of or relating to another country : foreign
a : strikingly out of the ordinary : bizarre <an outlandish costume>
b : exceeding proper or reasonable limits or standards
: remote from civilization
— out·land·ish·ly adverb
— out·land·ish·ness noun
Examples of OUTLANDISH
- She fills her books with outlandish characters.
- The actress wore an outlandish dress to the awards ceremony.
First Known Use of OUTLANDISH
before 12th century
Related to OUTLANDISH
- bizarre, bizarro, cranky, crazy, curious, eccentric, erratic, far-out, funky, funny, kinky, kooky (also kookie), offbeat, off-kilter, off-the-wall, odd, out-of-the-way, outré, peculiar, quaint, queer, queerish, quirky, remarkable, rum [chiefly British], screwy, spaced-out, strange, wacky (also whacky), way-out, weird, weirdo, wild
- familiar, nonexotic, nonglamorous, plain-Jane, unexotic, unglamorous, unromantic
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