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adjective as in eccentric

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noun as in person who is different


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If you’re unconvinced, or you want to take a shot on some oddball supplement that you think might actually work, we here at PopSci at least want you to be safe doing it.

This oddball new specimen may help correct the skewed impression that sneaky invasive arrivals are rare.

Look, 2020 was an oddball season in Phoenix, missing Brittney Griner for most of it, but the Mercury finished last in the league on the boards, so whoever they get once they finally pick at 32 probably should address that shortcoming.

Machado’s unusually long tenure at Burger King allowed him to become a champion of zany, oddball marketing.

From Digiday

Austin Abrams and Midori Francis play the title characters, two oddball old souls who flirt from afar after he finds a notebook she left behind at a bookstore and strikes up a correspondence.

From Time

And with a multi-facetted oddball like John Lurie, most deservedly so.

Last year, Chappelle spent an evening on the Oddball Comedy Tour in Hartford, Conn., being heckled and booed off stage.

The exception was this oddball panel entitled, “Risking it All: Why Championship Athletes Dope and What it Means for Sport.”

These oddball questions will have you pondering life, luck, and pizza delivery men.

Before that it was just there—but it always had that oddball character.

Somewhere up in the house is this oddball Maxwell who hides out all the time.

His father, Vanneman Porter, had been an oddball in his own way, too.

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On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oddball, such as: eccentric, weird, batty, kooky, odd, and peculiar.

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