bizarre

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. grotesque, odd. See unconformity.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. odd, strange, eccentric, grotesque; see fantastic 1 , unusual 2 .
See Synonym Study at fantastic .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
weird, strange, odd, outlandish, unusual, peculiar, freaky, wild, unconventional, extraordinary, *way out, *off the wall, fantastic, grotesque, nightmarish, surreal.
ANT.: ordinary, normal, everyday
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Deviating from the customary: cranky, curious, eccentric, erratic, freakish, idiosyncratic, odd, outlandish, peculiar, quaint, queer, quirky, singular, strange, unnatural, unusual, weird. Slang: kooky, screwball. British Slang: rum, rummy2. See USUAL. 2. Conceived or done with no reference to reality or common sense: antic, fantastic, fantastical, far-fetched, grotesque. See TRUE, USUAL.

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  • bizarre — BIZARRE. adj. des 2 g. Fantasque, extravagant, capricieux. Un esprit bizarre. Avoir l humeur bizarre. Sentimens bizarres. Opinions bizarres. [b]f♛/b] Il signifie aussi, Extraordinaire, hors de l usage commun. Couleur bizarre, Poil bizarre.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • bizarre — BIZARRE, Bigearre. adj. de tout genre, Fantasque, extravagant, capricieux. Un esprit bizarre. un homme bigearre. il a l humeur bizarre. sentiments, opinions bizarres. Il signifie aussi fig. Extraordinaire & hors de l usage commun. Couleur bizarre …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bizarre — (adj.) 1640s, from Fr. bizarre odd, fantastic (16c.), originally handsome, brave, perhaps from Basque bizar a beard (the notion being of bearded Spanish soldiers making a strange impression on the French); alternative etymology traces it to It.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • bizarre — Bizarre, Ta nature s est trouvée en moy fantastique et bizarre. Pasquier …   Thresor de la langue françoyse


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