Simple Definition of unusual
: not normal or usual
: different or strange in a way that attracts attention
: not commonly seen, heard, etc.
Examples of unusual
It's not unusual for him to stay late at work.
a scene of unusual beauty
She has an unusual name.
First Known Use of unusual
UNUSUAL Defined for Kids
Definition of unusual
: not done, found, used, experienced, or existing most of the time <an unusual job> <an unusual odor>
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