Meaning of oddball

odd•ball

Pronunciation: (od'bôl"), [key]
— Informal. Informal.
—n.
  1. a person or thing that is atypical, bizarre, eccentric, or nonconforming, esp. one having beliefs that are unusual but harmless.
—adj.
  1. whimsically free-spirited; eccentric; atypical: an oddball scheme.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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