The definition of anomalous is something abnormal or deviating from the usual method.
A person with 50 piercings and tattoos is an example of someone who is anomalous.
- deviating from the regular arrangement, general rule, or usual method; abnormal
- being or seeming to be inconsistent, contradictory, or improper
Origin of anomalousLate Latin anomalus ; from Classical Greek an?malos ; from an-, not + homalos ; from homos, same
- Deviating from the normal or common order, form, or rule.
- Equivocal, as in classification or nature.
Origin of anomalousFrom Late Latin an&omacron;malos, from Greek, uneven : probably from an-, not; see a–1 + homalos, even (from homos, same; see sem-1 in Indo-European roots).
(comparative more anomalous, superlative most anomalous)
From Late Latin anomalus