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odd bird

A rather unusual, strange, eccentric, or peculiar person. His new girlfriend is nice enough, but she's a bit of an odd bird, don't you think?
See also: bird, odd

odd bird

and strange bird
n. a strange or eccentric person. Mr. Wilson certainly is an odd bird. You’re a strange bird, but you’re fun.
See also: bird, odd
References in classic literature ?
"Very odd birds, kestrels," said East, looking waggishly at his victim, who was still star-gazing.
A doctor (many of the stories feature a medical professional) in a rural area of Russia reflects on his memories of odd birds, patients who populated his hospital and pecked away at the "thing of wonder" that is his home country.
"And, for those odd birds who find it difficult to fall asleep in complete silence, it's also helpful in creating noise."
That leaves North Korea and New Zealand as the odd birds from the Pacific yet to bless Delhi's British-built Rajpath.
Harding recently released a memoir titled "Odd Birds" in which he detailed moments from the set of the series.
I regret none of these things: after all, I've got three happy, healthy children, none of whom seem to have suffered unduly from haphazard sleeping routines at three weeks old and the odd Birds Eye product.
"We have odd birds nesting all over the place, and they have started to increase in number," he said.
Rick Perry is one of those odd birds who never lost a race until his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
Sargent Ferris" cures what ails us and we party with the odd birds of Akron.
The subject of "odd birds" came up more than once at the recent "Surviving Climate Change" Roundtable in St.
But the noise did not stop the sky dance, and those attending got a few good looks at the odd birds in flight.
Mitchell, editor of the Massachusetts Audubon Society's journal, Sanctuary, wanders far afield sometimes in recounting his conversations with some odd birds. But his explorations also provide cameos in Gilbert's story by characters such as James Baldwin, Josephine Baker, Sidney Bechet, Countee Cullen, F.
On the Raventones' new CD, "Odd Birds," bassist, singer and former Babe With Ax T.R.
The Day is one of a few odd birds, within the already small number of independent newspapers, that are owned by nonprofit entities.