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Humans are born with a hard-wired morality: a sense of good and evil is bred in the bone. I know this claim might sound outlandish, but it's supported now by research in several laboratories.
Paul Bloom

Meaning of "outlandish" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OUTLANDISH

outlandish  [aʊtˈlændɪʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OUTLANDISH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Outlandish is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OUTLANDISH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

outlandish

Outlandish

Outlandish is a hip-hop music group based in Denmark. Formed in 1997, it consists of Isam Bachiri, Waqas Ali Qadri, and Lenny Martinez. All three members are religious, with Isam and Waqas being Muslims and Lenny being Catholic.

Definition of outlandish in the English dictionary

The definition of outlandish in the dictionary is grotesquely unconventional in appearance, habits, etc. Other definition of outlandish is foreign.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OUTLANDISH


blandish
ˈblændɪʃ
brandish
ˈbrændɪʃ
cavendish
ˈkævəndɪʃ
childish
ˈtʃaɪldɪʃ
dish
dɪʃ
fiendish
ˈfiːndɪʃ
horseradish
ˈhɔːsˌrædɪʃ
Kaddish
ˈkædɪʃ
Kurdish
ˈkɜːdɪʃ
modish
ˈməʊdɪʃ
oddish
ˈɒdɪʃ
radish
ˈrædɪʃ
reddish
ˈrɛdɪʃ
roundish
ˈraʊndɪʃ
standish
ˈstændɪʃ
Swedish
ˈswiːdɪʃ
uplandish
ˈʌpləndɪʃ
vagabondish
ˈvæɡəˌbɒndɪʃ
Wendish
ˈwɛndɪʃ
Yiddish
ˈjɪdɪʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OUTLANDISH

outlaid
outland
outlander
outlandishly
outlandishness
outlash
outlast
outlaugh
outlaw
outlaw regime
outlaw state
outlawries
outlawry
outlay
outlead
outleap
outlearn
outler
outlet
outlet mall

WORDS THAT END LIKE OUTLANDISH

baking dish
butter dish
casserole dish
chafing dish
cheese dish
fruit dish
goldish
goodish
kiddish
Petri dish
pie dish
prudish
satellite dish
serving dish
side dish
soapdish
the Swedish
tundish
vegetable dish
wildish

Synonyms and antonyms of outlandish in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «OUTLANDISH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «outlandish» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of outlandish

Translation of «outlandish» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OUTLANDISH

Find out the translation of outlandish to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of outlandish from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «outlandish» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

古怪的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estrafalario
570 millions of speakers

English

outlandish
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विदेशी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غريب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

диковинные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

estranho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অদ্ভুত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

excentrique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Luar biasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

seltsam
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

とっぴな
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기이한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Outlandish
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khuất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அயல்நாட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अपरिचित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

acayip
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

strampalato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dziwaczne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дивовижні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ciudat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αλλόκοτα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vreemd
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

besynnerliga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

outlandish
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of outlandish

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OUTLANDISH»

The term «outlandish» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.224 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OUTLANDISH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about outlandish

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10 QUOTES WITH «OUTLANDISH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word outlandish.
1
Roger Avary
I've been playing the Wolfenstein games since I was a kid, and feel that their outlandish sensibility has deeply influenced my own writing and directing throughout my career.
2
Jason Biggs
I like to think what I bring to the table is kind of a sympathetic and endearing quality, even while I'm playing outcasts or characters that end up in outlandish situations.
3
Paul Bloom
Humans are born with a hard-wired morality: a sense of good and evil is bred in the bone. I know this claim might sound outlandish, but it's supported now by research in several laboratories.
4
Kate Burton
I have a tendency as an actress in general to ground my characters. Even when doing outlandish characters, that's my instinct.
5
Jerry Buss
Anybody who makes an outlandish salary obviously attracts attention.
6
David Cameron
It does not seem to me that the steps which would be needed to make Britain - and others - more comfortable in their relationship in the European Union are inherently so outlandish or unreasonable.
7
Graydon Carter
Satire works best when it hews close to the line between the outlandish and the possible - and as that line continues to grow thinner, the satirist's task becomes ever more difficult.
8
Roman Coppola
There are a lot of very flamboyant and outlandish people and attention-seekers in L.A., and I think that's what makes L.A. appealing. A lot of people are attracted to come here to do things and make things happen and the city seems to attract larger-than-life characters.
9
John Doolittle
Democrats were simply hoping to win some political points by getting their outlandish rhetoric published in the newspapers and heard on the talk shows.
10
Jeff Dunham
It's amazing how these little guys can say things that a mortal human could never get away with. There's some sort of unspoken license... when outlandish things come out of an inanimate object, somehow it equals humor.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OUTLANDISH»

Discover the use of outlandish in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to outlandish and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Outlandish Companion
Diana Gabaldon here gives her readers the best gift of all—The Outlandish Companion. From the Hardcover edition.
Diana Gabaldon, 2009
2
Outlandish: Writing Between Exile and Diaspora
It focuses on the work of three transnational writers from diverse backgrounds working in different genres: Joseph Conrad, the Ukrainian-born Polish novelist and storywriter living in Britain at the turn of the century; Theodor W. Adorno, ...
Nico Israel, 2000
3
Her Outlandish Stranger
Blush sensuality level: This is a sensual romance (may have explicit love scenes, but not erotic in frequency or type).
Summer Devon, 2012
4
Outlandish!: A World of Women, and Their Servants...
Outlandish! tells the story of an unusual society, one composed exclusively of women.
Brian B. Hawthorne, 2004
5
The Outlandish Adventures of Liberty Aimes
Ten-year-old Libby Aimes escapes her prison-like home by using a strange concoction of her father's, then tries to make her way to the boarding school of her dreams, aided by various people and animals.
Kelly Easton, 2011
6
Love outlandish
This is a book to relish for its energy and cherish for its wisdom.
Barry Dempster, 2009
7
Outlandish Blues
Whether about a contemporary domestic scene, a slave ship, or Aretha Franklin, these are poems that speak to the soul of experience.
Honoree Fanonne Jeffers, 2003
8
Great Sex After 50!: And Other Outlandish Lies about Getting ...
Culling more than 100 aging-specific black-and-white and full-color panels, McPherson creates the ultimate ode to getting older.
McPherson, John, 2009
9
Easy Answers for Great Gardens: 500 Tips, Techniques, and ...
Answers common questions about annuals, bulbs, perennials, roses, shrubs, trees, ground covers, vines, and lawns.
Marianne Binetti, 2000
10
The Underdog: How I Survived the World's Most Outlandish ...
By turns hilarious, harrowing, and inspiring, The Underdog documents one man’s ballsy attempt to live the American dream to the extreme. From the Hardcover edition.
Joshua Davis, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OUTLANDISH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term outlandish is used in the context of the following news items.
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WWE Statement On Vince McMahon Using "N Word" 10 Years Ago
A representative from WWE told TMZ that Vince's usage of the “N Word” was “was an outlandish and satirical skit involving fictional characters, ... «WhatCulture, Jul 15»
2
Bancroft and Head fifties in drawn game
They had not needed to do anything outlandish to hit them; all the Indian bowlers had fed them the odd bad ball, particularly short ones, and ... «ESPNcricinfo.com, Jul 15»
3
Mike Ross: Rain doesn't dampen spirits at Day 2 of Interstellar Rodeo
... in her acceptance speech - and delivered an outlandish set of bizarre, completely improvised music that would probably even be considered ... «Edmonton Sun, Jul 15»
4
Jenga Tower 56 Leonard Has Finally Topped Out
There's a world of difference between 'fine design' and outlandish and capricious form-making. This pretentious pile is just another over-hyped, ... «Curbed NY, Jul 15»
5
Hundreds Gather to Mourn Sandra Bland Amid Lingering Questions …
... which are based on everything from serious questions about inconsistencies in the official story to outlandish claims, expose just how much ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»
6
GOP fearmongering just reached an outlandish new height: Inside …
Secretary of State John Kerry and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz sat down with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee yesterday to answer ... «Salon, Jul 15»
7
'I love Latinos,' says Trump
The tycoon has hogged the headlines with outlandish remarks and media stunts, lampooning rivals, insulting career politicians and castigating ... «9news.com.au, Jul 15»
8
Naomi Campbell Joins 'American Horror Story: Hotel' To Critique …
According to TV Line, Naomi Campbell's character “pays the ultimate price” after going all Joan Rivers on Lady Gaga's lover of outlandish ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
9
Joao Moutinho "Due For Newcastle Medical" And £9.5m Move …
Joao Moutinho “Due For Newcastle Medical” And £9.5m Move, Outlandish Report Claims. Is this one of the NUFC transfers that has slipped ... «WhatCulture, Jul 15»
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Here Are The Outlandish Details Of LeSean McCoy's 'Females Only …
Listen up, female LeSean McCoy fans! All the ladies who love Shady (and could reasonably be in Philadelphia on Sunday night), this is a big ... «UPROXX, Jul 15»

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