outlandish


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Outlandish \Out*land"ish\, a. [AS. [=u]tlendisc foreign. See
   Out, Land, and -ish.]
   1. Foreign; not native. [archaic]
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            Him did outlandish women cause to sin. --Neh. xiii.
                                                  26.
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            Its barley water and its outlandish wines. --G. W.
                                                  Cable.
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   2. Hence: Deviating conspicuously from common practice;
      strange; freakish; bizarre; rude; barbarous; uncouth;
      clownish; as, an outlandish dress, behavior, or speech; --
      usually used in a negative sense.
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            Something outlandish, unearthy, or at variance with
            ordinary fashion.                     --Hawthorne.
      [1913 Webster] --Out*land"ish*ly, adv.
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