fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters
eldritch, weird, uncanny, unearthly(adj)
suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
"an eldritch screech"; "the three weird sisters"; "stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy; "an unearthly light"; "he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley
strikingly odd or unusual
"some trick of the moonlight; some weird effect of shadow"- Bram Stoker
Fate; destiny; luck.
A spell or charm.
That which comes to pass; a fact.
The Fates (personified).
To destine; doom; change by witchcraft or sorcery.
To warn solemnly; adjure.
To make (one) feel weird; make uneasy or uncomfortable due to weirdness; strike one as being weird.
That joke really weirded me out.
Connected with fate or destiny; able to influence fate.
Of or pertaining to witches or witchcraft; supernatural; unearthly; suggestive of witches, witchcraft, or unearthliness; wild; uncanny.
Having supernatural or preternatural power.
There was a weird light shining above the hill.
Having an unusually strange character or behaviour.
There are lots of weird people in this place.
Deviating from the normal; bizarre.
It was quite weird to bump into all my ex-boyfriends on the same day.
Of or pertaining to the Fates.
Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic
Origin: From werde, wierde, wirde, wyrede, wurde, from wyrd, wurd, from wurdiz, from wert-, from wer-. Cognate with wrd, wrth, wurt, urður. Related to weorþan. More at worth.
fate; destiny; one of the Fates, or Norns; also, a prediction
a spell or charm
of or pertaining to fate; concerned with destiny
of or pertaining to witchcraft; caused by, or suggesting, magical influence; supernatural; unearthly; wild; as, a weird appearance, look, sound, etc
to foretell the fate of; to predict; to destine to
Origin: [OE. wirde, werde, AS. wyrd fate, fortune, one of the Fates, fr. weoran to be, to become; akin to OS. wurd fate, OHG. wurt, Icel. urr. 143. See Worth to become.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wērd, n. fate: that which comes to pass: a spell or charm.—adj. skilled in witchcraft: unearthly, uncanny.—v.t. to destine, doom, adjure.—adv. Weird′ly.—n. Weird′ness.—Dree one's weird (see Dree).—The weird Sisters, the Fates. [A.S. wyrd, fate—weorthan, to become; Ger. werden.]
Weird (adjective) is a condition of being abnormal.
Weird is a strange feeling can be applied to the one who was in love.
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Weird' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2282
Rank popularity for the word 'Weird' in Adjectives Frequency: #984
wider, wired, wried
The numerical value of Weird in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Weird in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro
When the going gets weird, The weird turn pro.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
In the sixties, the world was normal and people took acid to make it weird. Nowadays the world is weird and people take prozac to make it normal.
It's something weird. But there are other weird things, i just try and enjoy vision as much as possible - y'know, living it up. My dad had it too.
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Translations for Weird
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- estrany, rarCatalan, Valencian
- divný, zvláštníCzech
- besynderlig, ejendommelig, mærkeligDanish
- sonderbar, eigenartig, seltsam, merkwürdig, bizarr, komischGerman
- outo, kummallinen, yliluonnollinenFinnish
- løgið, løginFaroese
- étrange, bizarreFrench
- skrýtin, skrýtið, skrýtinn, kynlegurIcelandic
- bizzarro, strano, innaturale, bislacco, fuori dall'ordinario, paranormale, surreale, anormaleItalian
- merkelig, underligNorwegian
- bizar, vreemd, eigenaardig, raar, bovennatuurlijk, merkwaardig, ongewoonDutch
- dziwny, dziwacznyPolish
- estranho, bizarroPortuguese
- straniu, ciudatRomanian
- причудливый, чудной, странный, потусторонний, сверхъестественныйRussian
- acaip, tuhaf, garip, yadırgatıcıTurkish
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