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outlandish


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Outlandish  \Out*land"ish\,  a.  [AS.  ?tlendisc  foreign.  See  {Out}, 
  {Land},  and  {-ish}.] 
  1.  Foreign;  not  native. 
 
  Him  did  outlandish  women  cause  to  sin.  --Neh.  xiii. 
  26. 
 
  Its  barley  water  and  its  outlandish  wines.  --G.  W. 
  Cable. 
 
  2.  Hence:  Not  according  with  usage;  strange;  rude;  barbarous; 
  uncouth;  clownish;  as  an  outlandish  dress,  behavior,  or 
  speech. 
 
  Something  outlandish,  unearthy,  or  at  variance  with 
  ordinary  fashion.  --Hawthorne. 
  --{Out*land"ish*ly},  adv  --  {Out*land"ish*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  outlandish 
  adj  :  conspicuously  or  grossly  unconventional  or  unusual; 
  "restaurants  of  bizarre  design--one  like  a  hat,  another 
  like  a  rabbit";  "famed  for  his  eccentric  spelling";  "a 
  freakish  combination  of  styles";  "the  outlandish 
  clothes  of  teenagers";  "outre  and  affected  stage 
  antics"  [syn:  {bizarre},  {eccentric},  {freakish},  {freaky}, 
  {flaky},  {outre}] 




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