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Another word for strange

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Adjective
  1. Deviating from the customary

    See also:

    usual

  2. Causing puzzlement; perplexing

      1. Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange:
      2. Suggestive of the supernatural:
      3. Of or relating to fate or the Fates.
      1. Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
      2. Odd or unconventional, as in behavior; eccentric:
      3. Of a questionable nature or character; suspicious:
      1. Not ordinary or usual; odd or strange:
      2. Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique:
      3. A privilege or property that is exclusively one's own.
      1. Deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or expected; strange or peculiar:
      2. Being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree. Often used in combination:
      3. Constituting a remainder:
      1. Causing laughter or amusement:
      2. Making or given to making amusing jokes or witticisms:
      3. Appropriate as the subject of a joke; deserving of a joke. Used in negative sentences to express disapproval or to emphasize the seriousness of something:
      1. Eager to learn more:
      2. Unduly inquisitive; prying:
      3. Arousing interest because of novelty or strangeness:
    See also:

    usual

  3. Of, from, or characteristic of another place or part of the world

      1. Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
      2. Located far from civilized areas; remote:
      3. Of foreign origin; not native.
      1. Located away from one's native country:
      2. Of, characteristic of, or from a place or country other than the one being considered:
      3. Conducted or involved with other nations or governments; not domestic:
      1. From another part of the world; foreign:
      2. Intriguingly unusual or different; excitingly strange:
      3. Of or involving striptease:
      1. Owing political allegiance to another country or government; foreign:
      2. Belonging to, characteristic of, or constituting another and very different place, society, or person; strange.
      3. Dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed, as in nature:
    See also:

    native

Another word for strange

Modifier
  1. Little known

  2. Not acquainted

  3. Unusual

    See also:

    unusual

Synonym Study

  • Outlandish suggests an oddness that is decidedly, often excessively, fantastic or bizarre an outlandish remark
  • Quaint suggests an oddness, esp. an antique quality, that is pleasing or appealing a quaint costume
  • Queer emphasizes an element of eccentricity, abnormality, or suspicion a queer look on her face
  • Odd suggests that which differs from the ordinary or conventional, sometimes to the point of being bizarre offended by his odd behavior
  • behavior peculiar to beavers
  • Peculiar applies either to that which puzzles or to that which has unique qualities a peculiar smell, pattern, etc.
  • Strange , the term of broadest application here, refers to that which is unfamiliar, as because of being uncommon, unknown, or new a strange voice, idea, device, etc.