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bizarre

strikingly unconventional or far-fetched: He was behaving in a very bizarre way.
Not to be confused with:
bazaar – a shop; a fair where merchandise is sold: I found some lovely vases at the bazaar.
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bi·zarre

 (bĭ-zär′)
adj.
Very strange or unusual, especially in a striking or shocking way. See Synonyms at fantastic.

[French, from Italian bizzarro, extravagant, bizarre, from Old Italian, angry; akin to bizza, fit of anger, perhaps of Germanic origin.]

bi·zarre′ly adv.
bi·zarre′ness n.
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bizarre

(bɪˈzɑː)
adj
odd or unusual, esp in an interesting or amusing way
[C17: from French: from Italian bizzarro capricious, of uncertain origin]
biˈzarrely adv
biˈzarreness n
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bi•zarre

(bɪˈzɑr)

adj.
markedly unusual in appearance, style, or general character; strange; odd.
[1640–50; < French < Italian bizzarro lively, capricious]
bi•zarre′ly, adv.
bi•zarre′ness, n.
syn: See fantastic.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bizarre - conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusualbizarre - 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"
unconventional - not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"
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bizarre

adjective strange, odd, unusual, out there (slang), extraordinary, fantastic, curious, weird, way-out (informal), peculiar, eccentric, abnormal, ludicrous, queer (informal), irregular, rum (Brit. slang), uncommon, singular, grotesque, perplexing, uncanny, mystifying, off-the-wall (slang), outlandish, comical, oddball (informal), off the rails, zany, unaccountable, off-beat, left-field (informal), freakish, wacko (slang), outré, cockamamie (slang, chiefly U.S.) That book you lent me is really bizarre.
common, standard, normal, regular, ordinary, typical, routine, customary
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bizarre

adjective
2. Conceived or done with no reference to reality or common sense:
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Translations
شاذ، غَريب،، خارج عن المألوف
bizarní
bizarmærkværdigunderlig
eriskummallinenomituinenouto
bizaran
bizarr
undarlegur
groteskiškaskeistas
dīvainsekscentriskssavāds
bizarný

bizarre

[bɪˈzɑːʳ] ADJ (= strange) → extraño, raro; [dress, appearance etc] → estrafalario
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bizarre

[bɪˈzɑːr] adj [incident, behaviour, twist] → bizarre
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bizarre

adjbizarr
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bizarre

[bɪˈzɑːʳ] adjbizzarro/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bizarre

(biˈzaː) adjective
odd or very strange. a bizarre turn of events.
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Worse was to follow for Lennon four minutes later when he went to gather a Seamus O'Hanlon's shot from the same wing that was clearly drifting wide and it struck his forearm before squirting back over the line for a bizzare second goal.
THE irony of Irish football will show a bizzare twist this evening when two of Northern Ireland's finest talents represent the Irish league while remaining on their club's transfer-list.
I accept that it sounds bizzare but it's not for me to comment on the decision or position of another director."
Newry's goal was the product of a bizzare period of play.
In a bizzare incident, a 92-year-old man was abducted from his residence in the Indian capital city of Delhi's Greater Kailash area.
Esperons que les Lions de l'Atlas abordent les choses serieuses de la CAN avec un esprit tout a fait different que celui des matches amicaux notamment les deux derniers perdus d'une maniere bizzare.
This is neo-liberalism: the bizzare notion that who we are, is what we become.
A fan of surrealism, he admits to being drawn to the bizzare to communicate meaning guided by his own subconcious.
In a bizzare incident, 500 villagers of Bawamohatra, a village in Bemetra district of Chattisgarh attended the last rites of Gangaram, a 130-year-old crocodile.
The Cavern Club released a statement on social media followingthe bizzare attackon Saturday afternoon.
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