What does bizarre mean?

Definitions for bizarrebɪˈzɑr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bizarre, eccentric, freakish, freaky, flaky, flakey, gonzo, off-the-wall, outlandish, outre(adj)

    conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

    "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit"; "famed for his eccentric spelling"; "a freakish combination of styles"; "his off-the-wall antics"; "the outlandish clothes of teenagers"; "outre and affected stage antics"

Wiktionary

  1. bizarre(Adjective)

    strangely unconventional in style or appearance.

  2. Origin: From bizarre, from bizzarro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bizarre(adj)

    odd in manner or appearance; fantastic; whimsical; extravagant; grotesque

Freebase

  1. Bizarre

    Rufus Arthur Johnson, better known by his stage name Bizarre, is an American rapper, best known for his work with Detroit-based hip hop group D12. His songs frequently contain subject matter that often creates shock value, such as rape and drugs.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bizarre

    bi-zär′, adj. odd: fantastic: extravagant.—n. Bizar′rerie. [Fr.—Sp. bizarro, high-spirited; acc. to Littré, adapted from Basque bizarre, the beard.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bizarre' in Adjectives Frequency: #1007

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bizarre in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bizarre in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Edouard Rowlandson:

    Bizarre, but we prefer that to playing in front of nobody.

  2. Marcia Andreychuk:

    So we had this bizarre, bizarre idea, why nottake what we already have and turn it into the ‘Simpsons’ kitchen?

  3. David Gerrold:

    Of course life is bizarre, the more bizarre it gets, the more interesting it is. The only way to approach it is to make yourself some popcorn and enjoy the show.

  4. Steve Aoki:

    When they get caked in the face, the first thing they do is immediately turn around to make sure that everyone else saw that they got caked, it's a very bizarre thing. People don't get it.

  5. Jean Cocteau:

    The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizarre which seems inherent in them.

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