odd duck

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odd duck

A rather unusual, strange, or peculiar person. His new girlfriend is nice enough, but she's a bit of an odd duck, don't you think?
See also: duck, odd
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I'm the odd duck who didn't quit," he joked to The Dallas Morning News in an interview this month.
I'm an odd duck, but I'm her odd duck," Wasow said, smiling.
The muskox is an odd duck because the hunting method is highly dependent on time of year.
Lim depicts Lynch as a harmless odd duck who's a big believer in the power of Transcendental Meditation (TM), a type of mantra meditation --and even founded an organization, the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace, to fund the teaching of the practice in schools.
With his network of serial innovators, maybe the odd duck isnt so odd anymore.
Jake is a bit of an odd duck, a zealous survivalist who has trained his son in the arts of camouflage, self-defense and living off the grid.
Of course, medicine is a bit of an odd duck 30% science and 70% art.
For the CW, the sitcom is an odd duck, a family comedy on a schedule rife with zombies, superheroes and vampires in shows that include comic-book based newcomer "The Flash.
Against that backdrop, Intel's distribution of Hadoop appears, on the surface, to be an odd duck.
Ideal for young readers who have mastered picturebooks and are ready to tackle slightly longer stories, Odd Duck is an unusual hybrid of picturebook and graphic novel.
Gilmore dubbed the RV he converted to a restaurant Odd Duck Farm to Trailer.
Abbie, who was a bit of an odd duck picked pro wrestling.
In larger models it was an odd duck, appearing to be a sheet-metal box with few moving parts and a whirring-roaring jet engine lying next to or beneath it.
We are a family-owned afternoon paper, so we are something of an odd duck from most of the newspaper world," said Cupp, who started in the newspaper business in college back in the spring of 1984.