odd duck

noun
plural odd ducks

Definition of odd duck

: a strange person "Oh, sure, I remember him from when I was a kid," [Lynn] Hewlett says. "… He was always aloof. Wouldn't speak to anyone. He was an odd duck. …"— Mel White

First Known Use of odd duck

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Odd duck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odd%20duck. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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