odd ball

np An eccentric. Freddie is a sort of odd ball who likes to take walks in the park. 1930s

Historical dictionary of American slang . 2014.

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  • odd-ball —  Unusual or eccentric person. Also adj …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • odd·ball — /ˈɑːdˌbɑːl/ noun, pl balls [count] informal : a person who behaves in strange or unusual ways He used to be a real oddball back in high school. oddball adj, always used before a noun The film s oddball characters are hilarious …   Useful english dictionary

  • Odd Ball (comic strip) — Odd Ball is a long running comic strip in the British comic Whizzer and Chips and survived its merger with Buster. Latterly appearing in reprints, it was drawn throughout its run by Terry Bave. His subtitle was Nobby Noodle owns Odd Ball, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Comandante Odd Ball — Comandante Odd Ball, es un personaje de las películas de Star Wars. Era el nombre del soldado clon que sirvió al General Obi Wan Kenobi en la batalla de Coruscant. Odd Ball pilotaba un caza estelar ARC 170 y tenía como misión, proteger a Kenobi y …   Wikipedia Español

  • Comandante Odd Ball — Es un personaje de las películas de Star Wars El Comandante Odd Ball, era el apodo del Soldado clon (Clone Troopers) que sirvió al General Obi Wan Kenobi en la batalla de Coruscant. Odd Ball piloteaba un caza ARC 170 y tenía como misión, proteger …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Odd Ogg — was a toy of the 1960 s that was produced by the Ideal Toy Company. The ODD OGG was a half turtle and half frog and resembled a robotic version of this unique combination. Ideal Toy Company manufactured the ODD OGG in 1962. While ODD OGG might… …   Wikipedia

  • Odd Grenland — Odd Full name Odd Grenland Nickname(s) Oddrane Founded 31 March 1894 …   Wikipedia


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