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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.

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

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.
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"

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

bizarre

adjective
2. Conceived or done with no reference to reality or common sense:
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

bizarre

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

bizarre

adjbizarr

bizarre

[bɪˈzɑːʳ] adjbizzarro/a

bizarre

(biˈzaː) adjective
odd or very strange. a bizarre turn of events.
References in classic literature ?
This ideal point of the estuary, this centre of memories, is marked upon the steely gray expanse of the waters by a lightship painted red that, from a couple of miles off, looks like a cheap and bizarre little toy.
Here the case was very different, as might have been expected from the duke's love of the bizarre.
Then, again, in his personal attendant there was a bizarre quality which had impressed me profoundly.
It was so bizarre and mysterious as to commend itself to his mad humour.
No amount of solemnity could make such a statement other than bizarre.
It appeared certain that we must perish, but even that was not the bitterest thought; no, the abjectly unheroic nature of the death--that was the sting--that and the bizarre wording of the resulting obituary: "SHOT WITH A ROCK, ON A RAFT.
The floor inlaid in two kinds of wood in a bizarre pattern was highly waxed, reflecting objects like still water.
The relation of thought to action," he writes, "filled my mind on waking, and I found myself carried towards a bizarre formula, which seems to have something of the night still clinging about it.
As I looked I began to appreciate the reason for the strangeness of the landscape that had haunted me from the first with an illusive suggestion of the bizarre and unnatural--THERE WAS NO HORIZON
Her Tahitians leaped out and rushed the boat high up the beach, and she led her bizarre following through the gate of the compound.
It was true, his bizarre judgments troubled her in the moments they were uttered, but she ascribed them to his novelty of type and strangeness of living, and they were soon forgotten.
When it comes to beating the subjects in the dissecting-rooms with a stick, it is certainly taking rather a bizarre shape.