Search Result for "bizarre":
1. conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual;
- Example: "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit"
- Example: "famed for his eccentric spelling"
- Example: "a freakish combination of styles"
- Example: "his off-the-wall antics"
- Example: "the outlandish clothes of teenagers"
- Example: "outre and affected stage antics"
[syn: bizarre, eccentric, freakish, freaky, flaky, flakey, gonzo, off-the-wall, outlandish, outre]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Bizarre \Bi*zarre"\, a. [F. bizarre odd, fr. Sp. bizarro gallant, brave, liberal, prob. of Basque origin; cf. Basque bizarra beard, whence the meaning manly, brave.] Odd in manner or appearance; fantastic; whimsical; extravagant; grotesque. --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
83 Moby Thesaurus words for "bizarre": Gothic, absurd, amusing, antic, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, awing, baroque, beyond belief, brain-born, cockamamie, crazy, curious, deformed, deviant, dream-built, droll, eccentric, eerie, erratic, extravagant, fanciful, fancy-born, fancy-built, fancy-woven, fantasque, fantastic, florid, foolish, freak, freakish, funny, grotesque, high-flown, hilarious, humorous, incongruous, incredible, irregular, kinky, laughable, ludicrous, maggoty, malformed, misbegotten, misshapen, monstrous, mysterious, nonconforming, nonconformist, nonsensical, notional, numinous, odd, oddball, offbeat, outlandish, outrageous, outre, peculiar, poppycockish, preposterous, priceless, quaint, queer, quizzical, rich, ridiculous, risible, rococo, screaming, singular, strange, teratogenic, teratoid, uncanny, unconventional, unusual, weird, whimsical, wild, witty