- 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
Related Words for weirdomisfit, geek, crackpot, case, screwball, eccentric, character, flake, fruitcake, nutcase
Examples from the Web for weirdo
Contemporary Examples of weirdo
That was the first time that I was like ,“Oh, I could be a weirdo and do this weird thing and it will be fun.”The Zany Shades of Nick Kroll
December 15, 2014
And America: A 7-foot weirdo, with long hair, can walk around anonymously in New York.The Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah Sounds Off on Weed, the Weather, and Winning
October 19, 2014
Although, I think all those ghetto/goth kids are doing something with Melissa Burns; all the weirdo kids.Chloe Sevigny on ‘The Cosmopolitans,’ New York’s Frat Boy Takeover, and ‘Asshole’ Michael Alig
August 24, 2014
Another was a French weirdo, so maybe that was written for me as well.'SNL' Star Kate McKinnon's Big, 'Awesome,' Emmy-Nominated Year
August 19, 2014
“More often Gonzo is the lone ‘weirdo’ with ambiguous gender/sexual/species status,” writes Schildcrout.Kermit, Miss Piggy and Chick fil-A: Why Gays Love the Muppets
July 26, 2012
- informal a person who behaves in a bizarre or eccentric manner
Word Origin and History for weirdo
"strange person," 1955, from weird. Cf. earlier Scot. weirdie (1894).