[ UK /a‍ʊtlˈændɪʃ/ ]
[ US /aʊtˈɫændɪʃ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    famed for his eccentric spelling
    outre and affected stage antics
    his off-the-wall antics
    the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    a freakish combination of styles
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How To Use outlandish In A Sentence

  • The freaks of nature displayed here appealed to peoples’ prejudice, their unquenchable curiosity for the outlandish and the unknown, and the paradoxical human attraction and repulsion for the diseased and deformed.
  • No matter how outlandish and farcical some of the events become everything remains firmly grounded in a sense of reality.
  • Some people bowl because it gives them a license to go out, have a drink, wear outlandish clothes, and yell.
  • Even if you do baulk at some of the more outlandish examples of soporifics cited or quibble with a theory or two, Martin's message is strangely comforting.
  • Greeks were everywhere -- swarthy men in sea-boots and tam-o'-shanters, hatless women in bright colors, hordes of sturdy children, and all speaking in outlandish voices, crying shrilly and vivaciously with the volubility of the Mediterranean. CHAPTER XI
  • The screeches of some of the more outlandish among gloomy modern composers or the illiterate wailings of some vapid rock ‘musician’ are subjected to sham scholarship and pseudo philosophising.
  • They were genuinely intrigued by the story and felt little need to elaborate on what already seemed so outlandish.
  • Other owners use metallic wraps, multitone paint jobs and body kits to transform middle-of-the-road supercars into outlandish creations. Times, Sunday Times
  • But Luttrell's Tower sleeps four; Pounds 1,082/Pounds 2,768, beside the Solent at Eagleshurst, is exceptional: an outlandish Georgian folly with pink chimneypot tower and its own "smugglers' tunnel" down to the shore. Archive 2007-04-01
  • While it is absurd to think the public would fall for something so outlandish as to say that one of the building blocks of life is a poison, you must remember that many agreed to ban water under it's scientific name dihydrogen monoxide. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED
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