Oddball



[od-bawl] /ˈɒdˌbɔl/ Informal.

noun
1.
a person or thing that is atypical, bizarre, eccentric, or nonconforming, especially one having beliefs that are unusual but harmless.
adjective
2.
whimsically free-spirited; eccentric; atypical:
an oddball scheme.
/ˈɒdˌbɔːl/
noun
1.
Also called odd bod, odd fish. a strange or eccentric person
adjective
2.
strange or peculiar
n.

“eccentric or unconventional person,” 1948, from odd + ball (n.1). Earlier (1946) as an adjective, used by aviators.

adjective

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