outlandish

Part of speech: adjective

Strange; barbarous; remote.

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Usage examples "outlandish":

  1. She began by making the footman take down " the outlandish name from off the door; for no name at all, sure, was better nor a foreign name these times." - "Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond]", Maria Edgeworth.
  2. Others came after them in a continuous stream, some too outlandish to be named or recognised, others half familiar, very quick and earnest, but merry at the same time, and all intent upon bringing back something for the world. - "A Prisoner in Fairyland", Algernon Blackwood.
  3. I expect I shall look outlandish to 'em. - "A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches", Sarah Orne Jewett.