Definition of oddball
: one that is eccentric
Examples of oddball in a Sentence
He used to be a real oddball back in high school.
she's known as the office oddball
Recent Examples of oddball from the Web
Many of those Cambrian oddballs actually did survive, and, curiously, there may not have been a Cambrian mass extinction, after all.
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First Known Use of oddball
ODDBALL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of oddball for English Language Learners
: a person who behaves in strange or unusual ways
ODDBALL Defined for Kids
Definition of oddball for Students
: a person who behaves strangely
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