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- (archaic) Abnormal; irregular; misshapen. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
- 1777, Edward Ledwich, Antiquitates Sarisburienses: Or, The History and Antiquities of Old and New:
- Sir Toby Matthews was a character equally , if not of a more abnormous cast , than his suspected coadjutor
- 1840, William Edmonds Horner, A Treatise on Special and General Anatomy - Volume 2:
- No branch , except in the abnormous cases , is given off from the common carotid between its origin and bifurcation
- ^ “abnormous” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, →ISBN, page 6.