Synonyms for Outlandish:


absurd (adjective)
invalid, anachronistic, ludicrous, paradoxical, eccentric, fallacious, inconsistent, impossible, contradictory, absurd, inane, nonsensical, preposterous, farcical, senseless, meaningless, foolish, incongruous, crazy, self-contradictory, irrational, implausible, silly, ridiculous, illogical, bizarre, idiotic.
bizarre, strange (adjective)
gauche, barbaric, grotesque, outre, unconventional, clumsy, weird, foreign, boorish, alien, freakish, outrageous, peculiar, curious, ridiculous, odd, eccentric, unusual, tasteless, quaint, graceless, fantastic, rude, preposterous, exotic, singular, erratic.
exceptional (adjective)
remarkable, miraculous, fantastic, unprecedented, excellent, peculiar, novel, fabulous, sensational, striking, unusual, superior, outstanding, wonderful, exotic, notable, phenomenal, extraordinary, exceptional, Wonderous, noteworthy, marvelous.
extraneous (adjective)
immaterial, foreign-born, external, inappropriate, strange, exotic, extraneous, disconnected, estranged, parenthetical, disjoint, alien, outside, other, extraterrestrial, impertinent, inadmissible, dissociated, nonessential, separate, unrelated, extrinsic, unessential, eerie, foreign, removed, outer, irrelevant, unaffiliated, Unallied, detached, inapplicable, segregated, separated, disaffiliated.
nonconforming (adjective)
idiosyncratic, anomalous, crosspatch, incongruous, erratic, exceptional, different, abnormal, uncommon, bizarre, fey, improper, curious, deranged, freakish, odd, extraordinary, aberrant, unique, eccentric, divergent, uncustomary, irregular, off, incompatible, unusual, crazy, deviant, untypical, peculiar, strange, singular, out of the ordinary, mismatch, nonconforming, un-ordinary, inconsistent, quirky, unconventional, oddball, oddity, funny, atypical, misfit, novel, unfamiliar.
ridiculous (adjective)
absurd, weird, bizarre, poppycock, farcical, foolish, comical, grotesque, dubious, ridiculous, nonsensical, preposterous, ludicrous, eccentric, incredible, silly, oddball, curious, crazy, laughable, outrageous.


edgy, unreal, surreal. native. outlandish (noun)
flaky, bizarre, unconventional, freaky, outre, eccentric, freakish.
uncouth (noun)

Other synonyms:

surreal, kooky. rum. unnatural, cranky. unreal, quaint. Other relevant words:
outre, gauche, kooky, flaky, freaky, rum, unreal, screwball, cranky, quaint, unnatural, rummy.

Usage examples for outlandish

  1. This is a wild, outlandish place, but an intuition tells me that it is beautiful. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  2. The squire had not come down to meet him, as he had proposed, but he had sent his outlandish American gig with his groom to fetch John. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  3. Yes, but you know we could call it some outlandish name; or say that it was dug up fifty feet below the ground, out of a solid rock, and was now all alive and doin' well. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English