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oddball

1. noun A rather unusual, strange, eccentric, or peculiar person. His new girlfriend is nice enough, but she's a bit of an oddball, don't you think? I'm still in disbelief someone like her would want to date an oddball like me.
2. adjective Particularly unusual, strange, eccentric, or peculiar. He's always got some oddball scheme to get rich in a hurry.

oddball

1. n. an eccentric person. Tom is sure an oddball. He ordered a pineapple and strawberry milkshake.
2. mod. strange; peculiar. Your oddball ideas have cost us too much money.
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Oddballs managing director William Cooper said: "We are over the moon to partner with Sale Sharks, the first Premiership Rugby team with their own design of underwear.
Jim Westergard's Oddballs is a tribute to humanity's more unusual members, pairing forty short biographies with black-and-white wood-engraved portraits.
"The OddBalls Foundation will use 100% of donations and funds raised to raise awareness of testicular cancer with no overheads, something that very few charities can claim."
"Montana is the dumping ground for oddballs, social misfits and society drop-outs, " he said.
What exactly does a farmer do with these oddball animals?
Will said: "I got engaged and thought it would be wrong to not get a picture in my own OddBalls.
ODDBALL: Nicolas Cage's gift for playing oddballs serves him well here and if Wood is less memorable, it hardly matters when the story is this well told.
The charity is the brainchild of the team behind Oddballs Apparel Limited - a new clothing company set up by former Newcastle United goalkeeper Steve Harper and former Newcastle Falcons rugby player Richard Metcalfe with local businessman, Paul Varley.
Former Newcastle United goalkeeper Steve Harper and one-time Newcastle Falcons rugby player Richard Metcalfe teamed up with Paul Varley, former chief executive officer of Newcastle Falcons Rugby Club, to launch Oddballs, a range of colourful boxer shorts.
In other words, starting with any one tiling, it's possible to go on a tour of all the tilings, except the two oddballs, by doing one simple flip or rotation after another.
Stagedoor was a place where oddballs and nuts met to make art, and this film completely captures that.
She comes across as strikingly unsoiled by bad conscience about the oddballs she cultivates intimately, often gaining access to their sordid bedrooms.
His aunt lives in a sort of commune of oddballs and ex-hippies, a rundown, offbeat but supportive community where Nick gradually comes to feel at home.
The big worry here is how many more of these drug snorting oddballs has the Royal Family got tucked up its sleeve?
And as he amply demonstrates, many of these endearing, obsessed, narcissistic oddballs are no stranger than the man next door, and, one might assume, no more threatening.