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the quality of being unusual
the way in which someone or something seems strange or different
the quality of being very different to other things which happen or exist in the same situation and therefore appearing to be strange
the state of being inconsistent
the quality of being strange or unusual
the fact that something is unusual or does not happen often
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a reddish-brown substance made from the leaves of a bush and used for colouring hair or skin
moving with rhythm, together as one
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Free thesaurus definition of the quality of being different or strange from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.