Synonyms of oddity in English:


See US English definition of oddity

See UK English definition of oddity

See Spanish definition of rareza


1‘she was regarded as a bit of an oddity’

eccentric, crank, misfit, fish out of water, square peg in a round hole, round peg in a square hole, maverick, nonconformist, original, rare bird
rara avis
informal character, oddball, weirdo, weirdie, crackpot, nut, freak
British informal odd bod, oner, odd fish, queer fish, nutter
North American informal screwball, kook, nutso, wacko, wack
US informal wackadoo, wackadoodle
informal, dated case


2‘his most influential work remains an oddity in some respects’

anomaly, aberration, curiosity, rarity, outlier, edge case

3‘he was struck by the oddity of the collection’

strangeness, peculiarity, oddness, curiousness, weirdness, bizarreness, abnormality, unusualness, eccentricity, queerness, freakishness, unnaturalness, incongruity, incongruousness, outlandishness, extraordinariness, unconventionality, singularity, individuality, anomalousness
informal wackiness, kookiness

4‘the oddities of human nature’

peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, eccentricity, quirk, irregularity, twist, kink, crotchet, mannerism