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Definition of "bizarre" []

  • Strikingly unconventional and far-fetched in style or appearance; odd. See Synonyms at fantastic. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bizarre" in a sentence
  • "I take exception to Frank Abate's use of the term bizarre in conjunction with the place name HumpTulips, Washington [XVIII,2]."
  • "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"."
  • "Staff grew accustomed to what they described as his "bizarre" behaviour."