odd duck(redirected from an odd duck)
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1. An odd, peculiar, or eccentric person. Usually used after modifiers indicating such characteristics. His new girlfriend is nice enough, but she's a bit of an odd duck, don't you think? Most of my family thinks I'm something of a strange duck. I just like doing things my own unique way, I guess.
2. A term of endearment, especially for a loved one. Primarily heard in UK. A: "Hello, my little duck. How are you?" B: "Hi, Grandad. I'm fine."
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?
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