Part of speech:
The fact or condition of being off
A person who does not act in conformity with generally accepted beliefs and practices
Divisible by 2 with a remainder of 1, such as 17 or −103.
(Brit.) A church or parish under a jurisdiction other than that of the diocese in which it is located
An eccentricity; an idiosyncrasy.
(Usage Problem) A lesbian, gay male, bisexual, or transgender person.
The essential quality of a thing
A word having a singular number.
Something or someone that is unconventional.
(Acronym) Western, educated, industrialized, rich and democratic.
(Archaic) An odd or sudden fancy; whim
In conformity with regular practice or procedure:
The definition of normal is regular, natural or staying with the general standard.
An erratic person
An individual reaction to a drug, food, etc. that is different from the reaction of most people
One, such as an item of merchandise, that is irregular.
The definition of an offbeat is a beat in music that is not accented.
An advocate of individualism.
An authentic work of art:
The definition of a character is a unique symbol, letter or mark used in writing.
Deviating from what is typical for a specified thing:
Deviating from the regular arrangement, general rule, or usual method; abnormal
Not typical; not characteristic; abnormal
Very odd in manner, appearance, etc.; grotesque
Note: Cantankerous is generally used to describe an unpleasant elderly person in a slightly pejorative manner. However, the term can be used to people in general, livestock, and machinery as well.
Subject to caprices; tending to change abruptly and without apparent reason; erratic; flighty
Cantankerous or eccentric
Out of balance
A defect in a lens or mirror that prevents light rays from being focused at a single point and results in a distorted or blurred image. &diamf3; Aberration that results in distortion of color is called chromatic aberration. &diamf3; Aberration that is caused by imperfections in the surface or shape of a spherical mirror or lens is called spherical aberration.
A person or object that is not normal.
A person whose behavior is deviant
Eccentricity is defined as the state or quality of having an odd or unusual manner.
Uninteresting and tiresome; dull.
Familiar; unexceptional; common; average
A broad, level expanse, such as an area of the sea floor or a lunar mare.
Not distinguished by superior or noteworthy characteristics; average:
Having a center in common
Having the nature of a freak; odd; peculiar
Located far from civilized areas; remote:
The definition of quaint is something small, old fashioned or charming in a good way.
The definition of quirky is a strange or unique action or personality.
Abnormally evil or cruel
A person who is affected by lunacy; a mentally deranged person.
An eccentric person, especially one who is unduly zealous.
A foolish or crazy person.
The call or cry of one of these birds.
(Informal, former) A stone, stick, or other object suitable for throwing
A dry, indehiscent simple fruit consisting of one seed surrounded by a hard and thick pericarp (fruit wall). The seed does not adhere to the pericarp but is connected to it by the funiculus. A nut is similar to an achene but larger. Acorns, beechnuts, chestnuts, and hazelnuts are true nuts. Informally, other edible seeds or dry fruits enclosed in a hard or leathery shell are also called nuts, though they are not true nuts. For instance, an almond kernel is actually the seed of a drupe. Its familiar whitish shell is an endocarp found within the greenish fruit of the almond tree. Peanuts are actually individual seeds from a seed pod called a legume.
Method or manner of doing; way:
not having a common center; not concentric
(Slang) Very unusual, eccentric, unconventional, etc.
(UK, colloquial) A person of the sort one is usually sexually or romantically attracted to.
a person with an unusual or odd personality
A frame or platform for drying fish or produce.
Of or like rum
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