|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|1.||deviating or departing from convention, esp in a bizarre manner; irregular or odd|
|2.||situated away from the centre or the axis|
|3.||Compare concentric not having a common centre: eccentric circles|
|4.||not precisely circular|
|5.||a person who deviates from normal forms of behaviour, esp in a bizarre manner|
|6.||a device for converting rotary motion to reciprocating motion|
|[C16: from Medieval Latin eccentricus, from Greek ekkentros out of centre, from ek-|
eccentric ec·cen·tric (ĭk-sěn'trĭk, ěk-)
Departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern.
Situated or proceeding away from the center.