Examples of oddity in a Sentence
Her shyness makes her a bit of an oddity in the business world.
The zoo has such oddities as anteaters and platypuses.
Recent Examples of oddity from the Web
Second Life has always appealed to users because of unique sci-fi oddities like that, and this organic community building still occurs.
That the Chargers have a pair of Melvins is a bit of a NFL oddity to begin with.
Barnum turned showmanship into art and made his fortune by attracting paying customers to see oddities such as the Fiji Mermaid, half mammal and half fish.
The filing noted a couple other oddities related to Manafort’s globe-trotting.
An administration without a clear majority would be an oddity.
In a bit of an oddity, due to Blair dropping out of league, the Spartans will travel to Irvine on Thursday to take on Crean Lutheran.
But amid all the oddities and the pandemonium of pendulum-swinging penalty flags, there was one clear and pure truth to the final sequence of the Chiefs’ excruciating 31-30 loss to Oakland on Thursday at the Oakland Coliseum.
Although the payments were made eight days apart the numbers on the receipts from the man were sequential — 831804 and 831805, an oddity that went unnoticed.
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First Known Use of oddity
Synonymscrotchet, curiosity, eccentricity, erraticism, individualism, kink, mannerism, idiosyncrasy, peculiarity, quiddity, quip, quirk, singularity, tic, trick, twist
Related Wordsaffectation, airs; attribute, characteristic, mark, property, trait; custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), way, wont; addiction; abnormality, neuroticism, perversion, weirdness; disposition, genius, leaning, partiality; bent, inclination, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turn; attitude, character, humor, identity, individuality, nature, personality, temperament
Near Antonymsconformity, sameness
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