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weirdadjective

uk   /wɪəd/  us   /wɪrd/
B2 very strange and unusual, unexpected, or not natural: He was sitting alone by a window with a weird contraption on the bench in front of him. Her boyfriend's a bit weird but she's all right. That's weird - I thought I'd left my keys on the table but they're not there. There is nothing to rival the weird and wonderful things that come out on the streets at carnival time.
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weirdly
adverb uk   /ˈwɪəd.li/  us   /ˈwɪrd-/
weirdness
noun [U] uk   /ˈwɪəd.nəs/  us   /ˈwɪrd-/
Translations of “weird”
in Arabic غَريب…
in Korean 별난, 이상한…
in Malaysian aneh, ganjil, pelik…
in French bizarre…
in Turkish çok acayip, garip, tuhaf…
in Italian strano, strambo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 怪異的, 不尋常的, 出乎意料的…
in Russian странный, непонятный…
in Polish dziwaczny, dziwny…
in Vietnamese kỳ lạ…
in Spanish extraño, raro…
in Portuguese esquisito, estranho…
in Thai แปลกประหลาด…
in German seltsam…
in Catalan molt estrany…
in Japanese 奇妙な…
in Indonesian aneh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怪异的, 不寻常的, 出乎意料的…
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