exotic exotic  /ɪɡ ˈzɑ tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
  2. (adj) strikingly strange or unusual

Usage(s):

  1. The movie was considered exotic because it was filmed in Brazil, but it was written and directed by white Frenchmen.
  2. It includes regular ketchup, not some exotic tomato paste available only by mail order from Italy.
  3. exotic corsican ram trotting about the 100-yard-long pen in central Pennsylvania paid little mind to the men approaching across the field.

News

  1. Ohio panel to review new rules for exotic animals

    Owners of exotic animals in Ohio would be required to meet new caging, safety and caretaking standards under proposed rules slated for review Wednesday by a legislative panel.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WTRF Wheeling

  2. Exotic India Celebrating Father’s Day with 20% Discount on All Products

    Exotic India, the leading online store for buying Indian handicrafts, jewelry, and books, has announced a discount of flat 20% on every purchase made between 14 -16 June, 2013. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/exotic-india/06/prweb10817031.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Exotic animals in Ohio - incidents and regulations

    When you think of exotic animals in Ohio, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the 2011 Zanesville incident in which Terry Thompson freed over 50 animals he was keeping at his private residence before committing suicide. Authorities later shot 49 of the animals including 18 tigers, 17 lions, 2 wolves, 3 mountain lions, a baboon, and 8 bears. While this tragic incident is Ohio’s largest ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Springfield News-Sun

Quotes

  1. "Pfizer's corrupt practices went so far as sending physicians on exotic junkets as well as wining and dining health care professionals to persuade them to prescribe the company's drugs for patients in taxpayer-funded programmes," said Andrew...
    on Sep 2, 2009 By: Andrew Cuomo Source: Aljazeera.net

  2. "But I said 'no' I wanted to do something exotic," Mr. Sanford told Ms. Smith.
    on Jun 24, 2009 By: Mark Sanford Source: New York Times

  3. "Mortgage brokers will be held to higher standards, exotic mortgages that hide exploding costs will no longer be the norm, home mortgage disclosures will be reasonable, clearly written, and concise," said Mr Obama.
    on Jun 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

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