Definition of otherworldly
1a : of, relating to, or resembling that of a world other than the actual worldb : devoted to preparing for a world to come
2 : devoted to intellectual or imaginative pursuits
Examples of otherworldly in a Sentence
otherworldly creatures from the deep sea
a movie in which otherworldly beings live among us in a parallel universe
Recent Examples of otherworldly from the Web
Laura and Kate Mulleavy of Rodarte took delicate baby’s breath to a new level with their otherworldly headpieces.
That’s nine hits in his last 15 at-bats, for an otherworldly average over that period of .600.
Have Griffin’s injuries robbed him of his otherworldly athleticism?
Brueckner says tourists often remark on the otherworldly atmosphere.
Bryce Harper has a career WAR of 24.2 (both pale in comparison to Mike Trout, he of the otherworldly 51.9 WAR).
Some jackets were rendered off-kilter and otherworldly by tiny silhouettes that scrunched up the models’ torsos.
If her otherworldly beauty makes her a natural beside the blondest Hadid, Aden’s biography is starkly different.
Far from the supermarket stuff, which is typically faked by dying crocus parts or corn silk red with food coloring, Rumi’s otherworldly earthy-floral saffron is the kind that meets its reputation for the world’s most expensive spice.
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Definition of otherworldly for English Language Learners
: suggesting a world that is different from the world we know : seeming to belong to or come from another world
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