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    outlandish

    outlandish - Dictionary definition and meaning for word outlandish

    Definition
    (adj) conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    Example Sentence
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for outlandish

out+landish => the one who is from some other land. Means unconventional and bizarre to our land.

divide it like out+land(ish)..so THINK OF SOMEONE WHO IS OUT of his land..means..someone who is not living in his own land..means living in a foriegn country.

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Watch the movie OUTLANDER then you wont forget the word.

outlandish..IS ALSO A NAME OF musical band.(IN DENMARK)& the kind of songs that they compose are unique to people and the lyrics has their origin from many langueges this is what makeS the album OUT OF ORDINARY ALBUMS..hence..BIZZARE.

OUT+LANDISH...FOCUS ON landish..very close to lavish..so a lavish spender always exceed the limit ....hence unconventional...to many people.

OUT + LAND -> came from a different land, alien, peculiar.

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