strange duck

strange duck

A rather unusual, strange, eccentric, or peculiar person. His new girlfriend is nice enough, but she's a bit of a strange duck, don't you think?
See also: duck, strange
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It's a strange duck of a show, set in a fictitious western town that has gone bankrupt.
Brendan revealed that Donald is a very strange duck - because he doesn't like contact with water.
Holmberg, 65, who describes himself as an amateur birder, thought he might be "quacking" up when he saw such a beautiful, strange duck hanging out with a flock of commonplace mallards and wigeons.
The fact that people look at you oddly like you're a strange duck and that you can't possibly be real .
The American Board of Medical Management seems a strange duck.