bazaar vs bizarre

bazaar bizarre


  • 1) A marketplace, particularly in the Middle East, and often covered with shops and stalls.
  • 2) A fair or temporary market, often for charity.
  • 3) Common misspelling of bizarre.
  • 4) A shop selling articles that are either exotic or eclectic.
  • 5) A fair or sale at which miscellaneous articles are sold, often for charitable purposes.
  • 6) A market consisting of a street lined with shops and stalls, especially one in the Middle East.
  • 7) A shop or a part of a store in which miscellaneous articles are sold.
  • 8) A fair for the sale of fancy wares, toys, etc., commonly for a charitable purpose.
  • 9) In the East, an exchange, marketplace, or assemblage of shops where goods are exposed for sale.
  • 10) A spacious hall or suite of rooms for the sale of goods, as at a fair.
  • 11) a sale of miscellany; often for charity
  • 12) A sale of miscellaneous articles in furtherance of some charitable or other purpose; a fancy fair. The articles there sold are mostly of fancy work, and contributed gratuitously.
  • 13) In the East, an exchange, market-place, or place where goods are exposed for sale, consisting either of small shops or stalls in a narrow street or series of streets, or of a certain section in a town under one roof and divided by narrower passageways, in which all or most of the merchants and artisans in a certain material or metal, or any single class of goods, are gathered both for manufacture and traffic.


  • 1) A variety of carnation in which the white ground-color is striped with two colors, one darker than the other.
  • 2) strangely unconventional in style or appearance.
  • 3) Very strange or unusual, especially in a striking or shocking way. synonym: fantastic.
  • 4) Odd in manner or appearance; fantastic; whimsical; extravagant; grotesque.
  • 5) Odd; fanciful; fantastical; whimsical; grotesque.


  • 1) It has turned itself into a giant arms bazaar.
  • 2) As a result the arms bazaar is booming.
  • 3) Besides, the presents normally end up on the church bazaar anyway!
  • 4) One was a student, the other ran a stall at the local bazaar.
  • 5) Moments after the force boarded a Chinook to leave the battlefield the aircraft crashed into the main bazaar.
  • 6) I was helping set up tables for the annual church bazaar and this question hit me out of the blue.
  • 7) But in the main bazaar.
  • 8) Near the bazaar is the post-office, a complete sinecure, as, except on the two days a week when the post comes and goes for Massowah, Jedda, or
  • 9) Seven months on, the Baghdad political bazaar is still open.
  • 10) Slap, say, a $5 (or $10 -- the bazaar is open) tax on every imported barrel.
  • 11) Doing a PHD in social networking (and stints at Yahoo) would make Danah forecast 'social network fatigue', but her dystopian Desperate Housewives meets their always-on kids in the gootube bazaar is so funny it must be true - Class will be split into private mean girls cliques and interspersed with child star bonaduces, security guard gary coleman playing net nanny, and Marcia Cross tubd spankn vignettes.
  • 12) Update: An American BoingBoing reader who's a military man in Afghanistan (requesting anonymity) writes, Every other week here in Kabul, a bazaar is held on our base where local products are sold.
  • 13) Slap, say, a $5 (or $10 -- the bazaar is open) tax ...
  • 14) The carpet bazaar is of considerable extent, and consists of a network of alleys and counter-alleys opening off to the right of the Muski, which is the Regent Street of Cairo.
  • 15) The bazaar is in the centre of the island, and consists of about a dozen shops kept up by Greeks, and about twenty other small ones by Arabs, from Jedda, and Egyptians.
  • 16) The principal bazaar is a very long street, decently clean, covered over, and all lined with small shops.
  • 17) 'There's better than a toy-shop -- a wonderful sort of place they call a bazaar,' Rough replied.
  • 18) ‘Hone your haggling skills in Tunisia's markets and bazaars when you travel with Burnside Travel.’
  • 19) ‘Lots of farmers markets, bazaars that were open on the street.’
  • 20) ‘The bazaars, colorful food markets and constant flow of border-hoppers provide absorbing spectacles.’
  • 21) ‘The problem seems to be more prominent in the bazaars and markets.’
  • 22) ‘In real markets - bazaars - customers have choices.’
  • 23) ‘The citizens of this coastal paradise carried on with their daily activities, bringing life to the busy streets and a charming sense of chaos to the local markets and bazaars.’
  • 24) ‘Many well-to-do households have VCRs, and rented videos are available in the bazaars (markets).’
  • 25) ‘In old bazaars (street markets) in the larger cities, one comes across dozens of artisans.’
  • 26) ‘Markets and bazaars were closed in Quetta, a border city with a large Afghan refugee population.’
  • 27) ‘Adjarians are polite and courteous under most circumstances, even when they are bargaining at a bazaar (market).’
  • 28) ‘Fresh fruits and vegetables can be found at the local bazaar (market).’
  • 29) ‘A visit to the bustling 14th century Khan El-Kalili bazaar, reputedly the largest bazaar in the Middle East, transports you back among the world of the living.’
  • 30) ‘In the cities, people visit museums, haggle over prices in the bazaars (street markets), or shop in large shopping complexes with their families and friends.’
  • 31) ‘Their killers found them in the middle of a crowded bazaar.’
  • 32) ‘Placed right in the middle of the bazaar, you will have to manoeuvre amid men carrying sacks to enter the gallery.’
  • 33) ‘Rich materials hung on every wall and sat on every floor and even reached down from the ceilings, creating an exotic atmosphere not unlike a Middle Eastern bazaar.’
  • 34) ‘We wind up in her kitchen, which she wants to look like some sort of Middle Eastern bazaar.’
  • 35) ‘It's part flea market, part international bazaar, part Dufferin Mall.’
  • 36) ‘This New York marketplace mimics bazaars of narrow streets in dense warrens of frenetic activity anywhere in the world.’
  • 37) ‘The market place was a lot like the village bazaars she had seen in the Middle East.’
  • 38) ‘We had to borrow furniture and had to fundraise with Christmas bazaars, sales of work, that type of thing.’
  • 39) ‘Easy Ways Products have been successfully sold through craft fairs, bazaars, horse sales and door to door throughout the county.’
  • 40) ‘When you wander into the Tabernacle Church Hall it reeks of bazaars and jumble sales.’
  • 41) ‘A fundraising bazaar in aid of cancer research will be held in Crookstown Hall on Saturday, October 5, starting at 2 pm.’
  • 42) ‘The best places to pick up cool vintage toys: Flea markets, church bazaars, garage sales.’
  • 43) ‘A fund-raising bazaar in aid of the Rockfield National School building fund was held in the Community Centre, Coolaney, recently.’
  • 44) ‘The ikebana exhibition was magnificent, there was an international bazaar and bake sale, entertainment and a raffle.’
  • 45) ‘Tickets for the raffle which will take place during the bazaar are on sale locally.’
  • 46) ‘All proceeds from the raffle ticket sales and the bazaar itself will go directly to PILC Welfare Projects in the local community.’
  • 47) ‘All funds raised by the bazaar are distributed to local Thai charities to help the needy.’
  • 48) ‘The bazaar sale will be on Saturday, December 4, 2pm in the village hall.’
  • 49) ‘Sales of refreshments will attract customers to your bazaar and probably contribute handsomely to your fund-raising efforts.’
  • 50) ‘Kilcornan Community Council will hold a cake sale and bazaar in the centre on Sunday, May 16 after Mass.’
  • 51) ‘He said: ‘Stan was a great person to be around and a wonderful organiser of our Christmas bazaars and May Day fairs.’’
  • 52) ‘The centre is funded largely by donations from abroad, many the result of bazaars, concerts and other fundraising activities.’
  • 53) ‘That and the Christmas bazaar are the two major fund-raising activities organised by the school every year.’
  • 54) ‘One of the highlights of the bazaar, and a great fund-raiser for the group's charities, is the raffle.’
  • 55) ‘In addition to the practical work of caring, feeding, and sheltering, committees of volunteers have generated considerable revenue through charity fairs, church bazaars, and lamington drives.’
  • 56) ‘Other funds came from bazaars and socials, garden sales, donations, and interest payments.’
  • 57) ‘The Market grew from a volunteer-staffed, church bazaar sale in 1981, to an upscale destination with a year-round support staff of two.’
  • 58) ‘The goods which were sold at the bazaar were divided in three categories.’
  • 59) ‘The streets are empty of passers-by, shops are shuttered, and bazaars are closed.’
  • 60) ‘David Patterson of the 785th Combat Stress Detachment from Minneapolis, Minnesota, a frequent shopper at the bazaar.’
  • 61) ‘Soon after Ms. Atchara Pachimnan officially opened the bazaar, shoppers literally filled the place from early in the day.’


  • 1) The meeting, inside the antiseptic, glaring cell, was totally bizarre in Richard Pendlebury's view.
  • 2) His behaviour's been bizarre these last few days. He's beginning to worry me.
  • 3) It was like she'd cast some bizarre spell over them to make them think it was good.
  • 4) I take exception to Frank Abate's use of the term bizarre in conjunction with the place name HumpTulips, Washington [XVIII,2].
  • 5) Margaret Morrissey, of the pressure group Parents Aloud, said police should have informed parents in a series of meetings instead of a letter, which she described as "bizarre".
  • 6) But Hammerand urged jurors to reject what he called a "bizarre story."
  • 7) Just three days before Le disappeared, Marasigan filed for a temporary restraining order against Esteban, citing what he described as her bizarre and threatening behavior against him and his family.
  • 8) State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said American officials were pressing Egyptian authorities the crackdown, which she described as "bizarre."
  • 9) Staff grew accustomed to what they described as his "bizarre" behaviour.
  • 10) Las Cruces Police are continuing to investigate what they call a bizarre incident that occurred Wednesday evening that included a verbal altercation, threats, an automobile crash and one man being transported to an El Paso hospital with a gunshot wound to his buttocks.
  • 11) And what was even more surprising to Madduri was a letter he received from Southwest Airlines apologizing for what they called the bizarre incident involving the lady who caused the disruption.
  • 12) Police allege the woman, now aged 30, was drugged before being blindfolded, sexually assaulted and defrauded during what they described as a bizarre and callous series of fake prayer sessions in Sydney's west between 2001 and 2005.
  • 13) The Dem's characterizing her recent behavior as "bizarre" is a cheap stunt.
  • 14) ‘This is a bizarre situation, especially in comparison with the rules of the sea.’
  • 15) ‘Being pictured as he was might be a bizarre situation but it's par for the course.’
  • 16) ‘Yet it is the bizarre, unexpected moments in life that are the ones we remember.’
  • 17) ‘His universe was a bizarre and surreal place but his writing also hinted at serious themes.’
  • 18) ‘You might well be puzzled by this bizarre attempt to create a difference where none exists.’
  • 19) ‘If the situation appears bizarre at times, it is as if the whole world has gone mad.’
  • 20) ‘His decision to tackle a bizarre range of characters is unusual for someone of his stature.’
  • 21) ‘For a play involving such grotesque and bizarre subject matter, it sure got a lot of laughs!’
  • 22) ‘The bizarre exhibition includes a display of British padlocks and some prison menus.’
  • 23) ‘It was a bizarre build up to the goal as again the weather heavily influenced the play.’
  • 24) ‘They were each asked to submit the most bizarre reasons why people wanted to hand over animals to them.’
  • 25) ‘In the midst of this confessional, parts of his explanation became quite bizarre.’
  • 26) ‘It's the fact that he is so bizarre that allows many to conclude that he really isn't doing anything.’
  • 27) ‘Oh yeah, one of those bizarre little coincidence things happened to me yesterday.’
  • 28) ‘It is quite bizarre that we have failed to give the same attention to the food sector.’
  • 29) ‘An already enthralling case took a bizarre turn when Anderson entered the witness box.’
  • 30) ‘Shocked by what she heard, she returned home and told her husband of the bizarre encounter.’
  • 31) ‘No doubt we will hear more about this story in the days to come because it is so very bizarre.’
  • 32) ‘A few miles to the east, up a steep valley, are a collection of bizarre rock formations.’
  • 33) ‘It's truly bizarre how different people think about similar things at the same time.’

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