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Definition of "oddity" []

  • One that is odd. (noun)
  • The state or quality of being odd; strangeness. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "oddity" in a sentence
  • "Joan said to herself it was plain where the boy got his oddity; but what she called oddity was but sense from a deeper source than she knew the existence of."
  • "Another oddity is that many people have opined on the hottest Trek women, and yet none have mentioned the DS9 mirror episodes …"
  • "The oddity is that Van der Sar somehow remains a largely unsung hero, as if we have grown so accustomed to him doing his job we are guilty sometimes of taking it for granted."