Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Unusual in an interesting way - synonyms or related words

unusual

adjective

different from other people or things in a way that is interesting, attractive, or impressive

special

adjective

different from and usually better than what is normal or ordinary

unique

adjective

very special, unusual, or good

remarkable

adjective

unusual in a way that surprises or impresses you

odd

adjective

unusual or unexpected in a way that attracts your interest or attention

notable

adjective

unusual or interesting enough to be mentioned or noticed

exotic

adjective

interesting or exciting because of being unusual or not familiar

characterful

adjective

British unusual in a new or interesting way

offbeat

adjective

informal unusual, often in an interesting way

niche

adjective

of interest or appeal only to a small number of people

out-there

adjective

informal different from what most people regard as normal or usual

BuzzWord

moonbow

a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play