What does Weird mean?

Definitions for Weirdwɪərd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Weird.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wyrd, Weird(adj)

    fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters

  2. 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

  3. weird(adj)

    strikingly odd or unusual

    "some trick of the moonlight; some weird effect of shadow"- Bram Stoker


  1. weird(Noun)

    Fate; destiny; luck.

  2. weird(Noun)

    A prediction.

  3. weird(Noun)

    A spell or charm.

  4. weird(Noun)

    That which comes to pass; a fact.

  5. weird(Noun)

    The Fates (personified).

  6. weird(Verb)

    To destine; doom; change by witchcraft or sorcery.

  7. weird(Verb)

    To warn solemnly; adjure.

  8. weird(Verb)

    To make (one) feel weird; make uneasy or uncomfortable due to weirdness; strike one as being weird.

    That joke really weirded me out.

  9. weird(Adjective)

    Connected with fate or destiny; able to influence fate.

  10. weird(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to witches or witchcraft; supernatural; unearthly; suggestive of witches, witchcraft, or unearthliness; wild; uncanny.

  11. weird(Adjective)

    Having supernatural or preternatural power.

    There was a weird light shining above the hill.

  12. weird(Adjective)

    Having an unusually strange character or behaviour.

    There are lots of weird people in this place.

  13. weird(Adjective)

    Deviating from the normal; bizarre.

    It was quite weird to bump into all my ex-boyfriends on the same day.

  14. weird(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Fates.

  15. WEIRD(Noun)

    Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic

  16. 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weird(noun)

    fate; destiny; one of the Fates, or Norns; also, a prediction

  2. Weird(noun)

    a spell or charm

  3. Weird(adj)

    of or pertaining to fate; concerned with destiny

  4. Weird(adj)

    of or pertaining to witchcraft; caused by, or suggesting, magical influence; supernatural; unearthly; wild; as, a weird appearance, look, sound, etc

  5. Weird(verb)

    to foretell the fate of; to predict; to destine to

  6. 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

  1. Weird

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. weird

    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

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Weird' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2282

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Weird' in Adjectives Frequency: #984

Anagrams for Weird »

  1. wried

  2. wired

  3. wider

  4. wider, wired, wried


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Weird in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Weird in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Uma Thurman:

    I know I look weird!

  2. Kamyl Bazbaz:

    These sesame noodles are weird.

  3. Oliver White:

    Whatever they are, they're definitely weird.

  4. Hunter S. Thompson:

    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro

  5. Hunter S. Thompson:

    When the going gets weird, The weird turn pro.

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