Definition for exotic

adjective as in not native or usual; mysterious


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Just five years in, some scientists are already eager for something even more exotic.

The ETCR rulebook is much less restrictive, and as a result, the Veloster N ETCR is a much more exotic thing, with not one but four electric motors paired up so that each rear wheel is powered by a pair of motors.

Some of its residents are more exotic—the Big Iron in all its massive forms, from Z-series to Superdome and all points in between.

Scientists have finally gotten a clear view of the spark that sets off an exotic type of lightning called a blue jet.

In the future, McCauley expects Anchorage to bring in more money from what are now exotic services like “staking” and “governance.”

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The smell of grilled meat mixes with the exotic wafts of cinnamon tea served with a mush of sweet brown dessert.

While the chicken today might be the least exotic bird one can think of, it was once a gift that wowed kings.

Europeans seem to find them exotic, an odd case of culture-envy in reverse.

Los Angeles was wonderfully exotic; a polyglot mix of Aztec, Incan, Mayan and New World scents and sounds.

Hollywood, too, became enraptured by the exotic abyss of Stanleyville.

Her eyes were cool green with an exotic lift at the outer extremities of the lids.

Near the church a public garden has lately been formed, and some curious exotic trees placed there with great success.

This is enough to make the San Franciscan an exotic, and it contributes in a great measure to his fatal content.

With his evasive singularity was mingled a certain exotic odour like the distant perfume of a country well loved of the sun.

Already, the exotic multiplied sensations had become translated into the bent of his imagination.

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On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to exotic, such as: alien, alluring, bizarre, colorful, curious, and different.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.