one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group
markedly different from an accepted norm; "aberrant behavior"; "deviant ideas"
not easily explained; "it is odd that his name is never mentioned"
not divisible by two
an indefinite quantity more than that specified; "invited 30-odd guests"
not used up; "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper"; "unexpended provisions"
beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"
of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.
not widely distributed; "rare herbs"; "rare patches of green in the desert"
not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness; "a rare word"; "rare books"
(of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside; "rare roast beef"
recurring only at long intervals; "a rare appearance"; "total eclipses are rare events"
marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind; "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell; "a rare skill"; "an uncommon sense of humor"; "she was kind to an uncommon degree"
having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"
not known before; "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house"
being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has"
relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city"
Chief Superintendent Strange, fictional detective from Colin Dexter's novels, Chief Inspector Morse's boss.