- Obsolete of fate or destiny
- of or about ghosts, evil spirits, or other supernatural things; unearthly, mysterious, eerie, etc.
- strikingly odd, strange, etc.; fantastic; bizarre: a weird costume
- eccentric, erratic, or unconventional in behavior
ME werde, orig. n., fate < OE wyrd, fate < the base of weorthan, to become (basic sense “what is to come”) < IE *wert-, to turn: see verse