[od-i-tee] /ˈɒd ɪ ti/

noun, plural oddities for 1, 3.
an or remarkably unusual person, thing, or event.
the quality of being ; singularity, strangeness, or eccentricity.
an characteristic or trait; peculiarity.
noun (pl) -ties
an odd person or thing
an odd quality or characteristic
the condition of being odd

1713, “odd characteristic or trait,” a hybrid from odd + -ity. Meaning “odd person” is first recorded 1748.


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