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exotic - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'exotic' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Exotic [ a.]
- Introduced from a foreign country; not native; extraneous; foreign; as, an exotic plant; an exotic term or word.
2 . Exotic [ n.]
- Anything of foreign origin; something not of native growth, as a plant, a word, a custom.

Meaning of 'exotic' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . exotic [ s]
Meaning (1):
- being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
Example in sentence:
  • alien customs;
  • exotic cuisine;
  • exotic plants in a greenhouse
Meaning (2):
- strikingly strange or unusual
Example in sentence:
  • an exotic hair style;
  • protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants;
  • the exotic landscape of a dead planet