bizarre


bizarre
bizarrely, adv.bizarreness, n.
/bi zahr"/, adj.
markedly unusual in appearance, style, or general character and often involving incongruous or unexpected elements; outrageously or whimsically strange; odd: bizarre clothing; bizarre behavior.
[1640-50; < F < It bizzarro lively, capricious, eccentric, first attested (ca. 1300) in sense "irascible"; of disputed orig.]
Syn. weird, freakish, grotesque, ludicrous. See fantastic.

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Universalium. 2010.

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