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outlandish

adjective

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  1. 1 different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion an outlandish outfit made entirely out of bottle caps Synonyms of outlandish bizarre, bizarro, cranky, crazy, curious, eccentric, erratic, far-out, funky, funny, kinky, kooky (also kookie), offbeat, off-kilter, off-the-wall, odd, out-of-the-way, outré, peculiar, quaint, queer, queerish, quirky, remarkable, rum [chiefly British], screwy, spaced-out, strange, wacky (also whacky), way-out, weird, weirdo, wildWords Related to outlandish aberrant, abnormal, addlepated, flaky; extraordinary, fantastic (also fantastical), freak, freakish, freaky, phantasmagoric (or phantasmagorical), phenomenal; atypical, rare, singular, uncommon, uncustomary, unique, unusual, unwonted; conspicuous, notable, noticeable, outstanding, prominent, salient, striking; atrocious, outrageous, shocking; crotchety, idiosyncratic, nonconformist, nonmainstream, out-there, unconventional, unorthodox; baffling, bewildering, confounding, mystifying, perplexing, puzzlingNear Antonyms of outlandish average, commonplace, everyday, garden, normal, ordinary, prosaic, routine, run-of-the-mill, standard, typical, unexceptional, unremarkable, usual, workaday; conformist, conservative, conventional; expected, familiar, knee-jerk, predictable; common, customary, frequent, habitual, regular, wonted

  2. 2 excitingly or mysteriously unusual the outlandish tribal rituals that astonished early explorers of that land Synonyms of outlandish bizarro, fantastic (also fantastical), glamorous (also glamourous), marvelous (or marvellous), exotic, romantic, strangeWords Related to outlandish colorful, picture-book, picturesque, quaint; alien, foreign; dark, distant, faraway, remote; alluring, captivating, enchanting, fascinating, magicalAntonyms of outlandish familiar, nonexotic, nonglamorous, plain-Jane, unexotic, unglamorous, unromantic

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