weirdo

[ weer-doh ]
/ ˈwɪər doʊ /

noun, plural weird·os. Informal.

an odd, eccentric, or unconventional person.
a psychopath, especially a dangerous or vicious one; psycho: They caught the weirdo who attacked the children.

Origin of weirdo

First recorded in 1950–55; weird + -o
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weirdo

weirdie (ˈwɪədɪ)

/ (ˈwɪədəʊ) /

noun plural -dos or -dies

informal a person who behaves in a bizarre or eccentric manner
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Word Origin and History for weirdo

weirdo


n.

"strange person," 1955, from weird. Cf. earlier Scot. weirdie (1894).

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