Translation of "strange" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /streɪndʒ/ us /streɪndʒ/

A2 unusual or not expected

It’s strange that she hasn’t called.
What a strange-looking dog!

B1 A strange person or place is one that you are not familiar with.

nuevo, desconocido
I’ve never been here before, so it’s all strange to me.
strangely adverb /ˈstreɪndʒ·li/ /ˈstreɪndʒ·li/

de forma extraña
She’s been behaving very strangely recently.

(Translation of “strange” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /streindʒ/

not known, seen etc before; unfamiliar or foreign

What would you do if you found a strange man in your house?
Whenever you’re in a strange country, you should take the opportunity of learning the language.

unusual, odd or queer

She had a strange look on her face
a strange noise.
strangely adverb

Terry was strangely quiet that evening.
strangeness noun

stranger noun

a person who is unknown to oneself

extraño, desconocido
I’ve met her once before, so she’s not a complete stranger (to me).

a visitor

I can’t tell you where the post office is – I’m a stranger here myself.
strange to say/tell/relate


por extraño que parezca, aunque parezca mentira
Strange to say, he did pass his exam after all.
strangely enough

it is strange (that)

por extraño que parezca
He lives next door, but strangely enough I rarely see him.

(Translation of “strange” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)