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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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Because Kayleigh, who was living in a council hostel in Chester when she went missing last December, was a ragamuffin street urchin who everyone called ""Oddbod"" because she liked to wander the streets in the company of vagrants and dossers.
Indeed, on catching sight of myself in the mirror at the end of the night, I made a noise not dissimilar to the screeching emitted by those being pursued by Oddbod in this horror comedy classic.
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