- The definition of bizarre is a very strange person or thing.
A bird with three eyes would be an example of bizarre.
- very odd in manner, appearance, etc.; grotesque
- marked by extreme contrasts and incongruities of color, design, or style
- unexpected and unbelievable; fantastic: a bizarre sequence of events
Origin: French ; from Italian bizarro, angry, fierce, strange ; from Spanish bold, knightly ; from Basque bizar, a beard
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Origin: French, from Spanish bizarro, brave, probably from Basque bizar, beard.
- bi·zarreˈly adverb
- bi·zarreˈness noun