odd bod

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odd bod

1. noun A rather unusual, strange, eccentric, or peculiar person. His new girlfriend is nice enough, but she's a bit of an odd bod, don't you think? I'm still in disbelief someone like her would want to date an odd bod like me.
2. adjective Particularly unusual, strange, eccentric, or peculiar. Hyphenated and used before a noun. I don't mind if Jeff comes to the party, but I don't want those odd-bod friends he hangs around with to be there. She's something of an odd-bod artist, living in total solitude and rarely making public appearances.
See also: bod, odd

odd-bod

(ˈɑdbɑd)
1. n. a strange person. Who is that odd-bod over in the corner?
2. n. a person with a strange body. I am such an odd-bod that it’s hard to find clothes that fit.
3. n. a peculiar body. I have such an odd-bod that it’s hard to find clothes.
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"You are getting these odd-bods that may have been members of the BNP in the past and they are setting up their own organisations."
The advisory council comprises groups that lost the election and some odd-bods who didn't put up.
In these days of studied angst and Ftse 100-linked eccentricity, Bobby Conn stands out as one of the few real odd-bods left making music.
AS the remnants of your Christmas dinner get polished off and the big bowl of satsumas disappears into a pile of peel, it is time to look back at the year's winners, losers and odd-bods.
Personally, I've always been a Sharma man, but I can't deny Starkey's current opus on the odd-bods and in-breds who have ruled our fine isle is shaking my confidence.
., much of the music here sounds more like Blur than that old label's list of odd-bods like Elvis Costello, Ian Dury and Wreckless Eric.
UK Raw: There is also the chance to walk on the weird side of life with Channel 5's new magazine show highlighting eccentrics, freaks, geeks and odd-bods. Guests lined up include the man who claims to have viagra for blood and a man who likes nothing better than scoffing thousands of insects for lunch.
It's the Bureaucracy Bowl, which should be ours for crossing the Channel with more administrators, track-suited odd-bods, medicos and FA councillors than we have players.