- freakishly or grotesquely strange or odd, as appearance, dress, objects, ideas, or practices; bizarre: outlandish clothes; outlandish questions.
- having a foreign appearance.
- remote from civilized areas; out-of the-way: an outlandish settlement.
- Archaic. foreign; alien.
- grotesquely unconventional in appearance, habits, etc
- archaic foreign
adj.Old English utlendisc “of a foreign country, not native,” from utland “foreign land,” literally “outland” (see out + land (n.)) + -ish. Sense of “unfamiliar, strange, odd, bizarre” (such as the customs of foreigners may seem to natives) is attested from 1590s.