bizarre

Definitions

0 Vote up! adjective. Strikingly unconventional and far-fetched in style or appearance; odd. See Synonyms at fantastic.
0 Vote up! adjective. strangely unconventional in style or appearance.
0 Vote up! adjective. Odd in manner or appearance; fantastic; whimsical; extravagant; grotesque.
0 Vote up! others. Odd; fanciful; fantastical; whimsical; grotesque.
0 Vote up! noun. A variety of carnation in which the white ground-color is striped with two colors, one darker than the other.
0 Vote up! adjective. conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

Usage

0 Vote up! I take exception to Frank Abate's use of the term bizarre in conjunction with the place name HumpTulips, Washington [XVIII,2].
0 Vote up! Margaret Morrissey, of the pressure group Parents Aloud, said police should have informed parents in a series of meetings instead of a letter, which she described as "bizarre".
0 Vote up! Staff grew accustomed to what they described as his "bizarre" behaviour.
0 Vote up! But Hammerand urged jurors to reject what he called a "bizarre story."
0 Vote up! Just three days before Le disappeared, Marasigan filed for a temporary restraining order against Esteban, citing what he described as her bizarre and threatening behavior against him and his family.

Mnemonics

0 Vote up! biz-are -> showBiz people are sometimes unusual and fantastic in behaviour

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0 Vote up! unclebheem added a Mnemonic "biz-are -> showBiz people are sometimes unusual and fantastic in behaviour " 3 years 8 months ago.