Pronunciation: (ig-zot'ik),[key] —adj. 1. of foreign origin or character; not native; introduced from abroad, but not fully naturalized or acclimatized: exotic foods; exotic plants. 2. strikingly unusual or strange in effect or appearance: an exotic hairstyle. 3. of a uniquely new or experimental nature: exotic weapons. 4. of, pertaining to, or involving stripteasing: the exotic clubs where strippers are featured.
—n. 1. something that is exotic: The flower show included several tropical exotics with showy blooms. 2. an exotic dancer; stripper.