adjective, weird·er, weird·est.
noun Chiefly Scot.
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Origin of weird
synonym study for weird
OTHER WORDS FROM weirdweird·ly, adverbweird·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for weird
“It’s really weird, and nobody really knows what’s going on just yet,” says Joshua Semeter, an engineer at Boston University.STEVE may be even less like typical auroras than scientists thought|Maria Temming|November 12, 2020|Science News
It’s the second week in November, so naturally in this weird 2020 sports calendar that means it’s time for the Masters.Masters picks: The best bets to put on the green jacket|Matt Bonesteel|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
I think that’s more comfortable than something that’s weird, or something that they’ve never seen before.PS5 designer: ‘When I started drawing, it was much larger’|Joe Moore|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
It’s different, when you see it, from the movies, but like, when you’re actually in there, it was kind of weird.Notre Dame president admonishes students for coronavirus violation he also committed|Chuck Culpepper|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
“They were strange little things with weird jaw joints and neck joints,” says Evans, a coauthor on the new study.An ancient amphibian is the oldest known animal with a slingshot tongue|Carolyn Gramling|November 5, 2020|Science News
Christopher Nolan, Interstellar “My films are always held to a weirdly high standard,” Nolan told me.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“My films are always held to a weirdly high standard,” filmmaker Christopher Nolan told The Daily Beast.Christopher Nolan Explains Interstellar’s Big, Hotly Debated Twist|Marlow Stern|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“My films are always held to a weirdly high standard,” filmmaker Christopher Nolan told The Daily Beast.Neil deGrasse Tyson Breaks Down ‘Interstellar’: Black Holes, Time Dilations, and Massive Waves|Marlow Stern|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The trouble is, this policy is both overbroad and weirdly discriminatory.
Weirdly, and sappily enough, I started dancing because of the show.'So You Think You Can Dance' Winner Ricky Ubeda Is Adorable, and Tired|Kevin Fallon|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the scene continues, weirdly dramatic, like some old romantic tale of feudal days.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
I never saw anything quite so terrifyingly dirty, or so weirdly coming to pieces in every possible place and yet keeping together.The Following of the Star|Florence L. Barclay
It was, to Cameron with his old-world religious conventions and traditions, a weirdly fascinating but intensely impressive scene.Corporal Cameron|Ralph Connor
Before they had finished many eyes had turned instinctively toward the picture in the weirdly flickering light.The War Romance of the Salvation Army|Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill
Other shocked people wandered the streets, weirdly friendly, smiling at them like they all shared a secret.Makers|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for weird
- fate or destiny
- one of the Fates