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
Part 3 gives us an explanation for that weird off-note of Martin and Liam.The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained|Constance Grady|November 20, 2020|Vox
Big cities in the middle of the night, in that four- or five-hour timeframe, is such a weird vibe anyway.Freezing Weather, COVID Pivots: How ‘Eater’s Guide to the World’ Was Made|Eater Staff|November 20, 2020|Eater
It’s one of the weirdest things I’ve ever seen on TV, only a couple of steps above public-access television but with just high enough production values to make you wonder why it’s not better than it is.My two days watching Newsmax, the network waging war on Fox News from the right|Emily VanDerWerff|November 12, 2020|Vox
The atmospheric light show nicknamed STEVE may be even weirder than skywatchers thought.STEVE may be even less like typical auroras than scientists thought|Maria Temming|November 12, 2020|Science News
People are concerned about weird contact in species in the wildlife trade—but the biggest risks are climate change and land use.
You now had jokes in common, passions, dreams, and that you had a weirdness of your own that she actually wanted to understand.
Where do you feel the weirdness of your latest collection came from?
Of course, it could be hard to see that logic through all the lavish weirdness of the proposal.Lake Bacon: The Story of The Man Who Wanted Us to Eat Mississippi Hippos|Jon Mooallem|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first is to describe planets in our galaxy in all their weirdness and wonder.
But despite its popularity, Reddit manages to retain a glorious, dark, unabashed weirdness that positively thrives there.Five Subreddits You May Have Missed, and Probably Still Should Give a Miss|Kelly Williams Brown|April 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Craig felt the weirdness of the scene as he and Guru started down the side of the mountain.The Lost Warship|Robert Moore Williams
I have never seen what purposed to be such a skin, but repeat the story if only for its Oriental weirdness.Life and sport in China|Oliver G. Ready
Now the men began to speak in whispers, for the silence and weirdness of the fog quieted us all.Wulfric the Weapon Thane|Charles W. Whistler
She'll do, now she has got away from her depressing relations; and the touch of weirdness in her expression is an improvement.The Making of a Prig|Evelyn Sharp
I recall our coming out of the theatre; our minds thrilling to the music and the subtle weirdness of the theme.The Blind Spot|Austin Hall
British Dictionary definitions for weird
- fate or destiny
- one of the Fates