Definition of oddball in English:

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oddball

Pronunciation: /ˈɒdbɔːl/
informal

noun

A strange or eccentric person: she was seen as a bit of an oddball
More example sentences
  • The boarders, however, are much more than eccentrics or oddballs.
  • Burton also confessed he and Helena laugh off claims they are eccentric oddballs.
  • Third, there are the truly restless - the oddballs and eccentrics who always seem to want to look at things from a different angle.

adjective

Strange; bizarre: oddball training methods
More example sentences
  • Somewhere, deep within Twister, is a searing portrayal of the disintegration of a family, leavened by quirky, oddball humor.
  • His songs had gone from sublime to bizarre, compounded by his friendship with oddball lyricist Van Dyke Parks.
  • But they're just two of the quirky, oddball characters to be found in ‘Sally's’ world.

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