Bizarre Definition

bĭ-zär
adjective
bizarrest
Very strange or unusual, especially in a striking or shocking way.
American Heritage
Very odd in manner, appearance, etc.; grotesque.
Webster's New World
Marked by extreme contrasts and incongruities of color, design, or style.
Webster's New World
Unexpected and unbelievable; fantastic.
A bizarre sequence of events.
Webster's New World
The definition of bizarre is a very strange person or thing.
A bird with three eyes would be an example of bizarre.
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Other Word Forms of Bizarre

Adjective

Base Form:
bizarre
Superlative:
bizarrest

Origin of Bizarre

  • From French bizarre (“odd, peculiar, bizarre, formerly headlong, angry”). Either from Basque bizar, "a beard" (the notion being that bearded Spanish soldiers made a strange impression on the French) or from Italian bizzarro.

    From Wiktionary

  • French from Italian bizzarro extravagant, bizarre from Old Italian angry bizza fit of anger perhaps of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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