Exotic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzɑːtɪk|  American pronunciation of the word exotic
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɒtɪk|  British pronunciation of the word exotic

adjective

- being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world(syn: alien)

exotic plants in a greenhouse
exotic cuisine

- strikingly strange or unusual

an exotic hair style
protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants
the exotic landscape of a dead planet

Examples

She's known for her exotic tastes.

...the gradual disappearance of exotic lands in a culturally homogenized world...

Some native species are being crowded out by exotics.

...the botanical garden boasts an array of horticultural exotics from around the world...

Potatoes were first cultivated as a rare exotic.

protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants

the exotic landscape of a dead planet

Many exotic plants can be found along the walk.

All of his movies feature lavish sets and exotic locations.

He enjoys traveling to remote and exotic destinations.

...the local SPCA was looking for homes for a number of exotic animals confided to its care...

Their exotic vacations inspired envy in their friends.

The cookbook anglicized many exotic dishes to make them easier to prepare.

Did you go anywhere exotic on vacation this year?

The horse Exotic Wood was unbeaten in five starts.

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