Outlandish

Out*land"ish

(?), a. [AS. tlendisc foreign. See Out, Land, and -ish.] 1. Foreign; not native. [archaic]
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Him did outlandish women cause to sin.
Neh. xiii. 26.
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Its barley water and its outlandish wines.
G. W. Cable.
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2. Hence: Deviating conspicuously from common practice; strange; freakish; bizarre; rude; barbarous; uncouth; clownish; as, an outlandish dress, behavior, or speech; -- usually used in a negative sense.
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Something outlandish, unearthy, or at variance with ordinary fashion.
Hawthorne.
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--Out*land"ish*ly, adv.
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