Definition of 'weird'

weird

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1. A spell or charm.

2. A prediction.

3. That which comes to pass; a fact.

4. archaic, except in Scots Fate; destiny; luck.

5. archaic, in the plural The Fates (personified).

6. Fate; destiny.

7. One's assigned lot or fortune, especially when evil.

8. Obs. or Scot. A spell or charm.

9. Obs. or Scot. Fate; destiny; one of the Fates, or Norns; also, a prediction.

10. fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters

11. A prediction.

12. That which comes to pass; a fact.

13. The Fates personified.

14. A spell; a charm.

15. Fate; destiny; luck.

16. Of or pertaining to witches or witchcraft; supernatural; unearthly; suggestive of witches, witchcraft, or unearthliness; wild; uncanny.

17. Having an unusually strange character or behaviour.

18. Deviating from the normal; bizarre.

19. archaic Of or pertaining to the Fates.

20. Connected with fate or destiny; able to influence fate.

21. Having supernatural or preternatural power.

22. Suggestive of the supernatural.

23. Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange.

24. Archaic Of or relating to fate or the Fates.

25. [Scot.] the Fates.

26. Of or pertaining to fate; concerned with destiny.

27. Of or pertaining to witchcraft; caused by, or suggesting, magical influence; supernatural; unearthly; wild.

28. strikingly odd or unusual

29. suggesting the operation of supernatural influences

30. transitive To destine; doom; change by witchcraft or sorcery.

31. transitive To warn solemnly; adjure.

32. transitive To make (one) feel weird; make uneasy or uncomfortable due to weirdness; strike one as being weird.

33. Scot. To foretell the fate of; to predict; to destine to.

34. Slang To experience or cause to experience an odd, unusual, and sometimes uneasy sensation. Often used with out.

Examples

1. This is a weird and wonderful time to be walking.

2. Your boyfriend wants you to do something a bit weird.

3. Something weird happened the other night.

4. Maybe it's just me being weird but it makes me so annoyed.

5. That's going to be a weird one to get my head around.

6. That's the weird thing about being famous or successful.

7. They have a really weird, strange relationship.

8. He said: 'It was this weird scenario.

9. When you see yourself ageing on screen, it's really weird.

10. I had a weird feeling about the entire exchange, especially the part of don't tell anybody.

11. Satin in particular is one of those weird fabrics that seems to repel heat.

12. It was the weirdest feeling driving home.

13. My mum found it a bit weird at first.

14. The weird coincidence only emerged recently as they shared childhood photos.

15. Panic attacks can do all kinds of weird things to you.

16. We were looking around for studios and we wanted something a bit weird.

17. This weird world is not altogether beyond our grasp.

18. Everybody agrees that this is a bit weird.

19. It was really weird being on that bus.

20. What a weird life you must have.

21. It was one of those weird scenarios where you arrived before you left.

22. It was a weird feeling when they made an announcement.

23. It was all quite weird at first.

24. It makes us look at what we have and realise that it is something wonderful and weird.

25. People who make music are weird.

26. It would make me look weird.

27. Get this for a weird coincidence.

28. The whole thing is so weird.

29. weird 'It was nice to get their messages.

30. We're not trying anything weird and wonderful.

31. THERE were strange lights and weird noises coming from the wood near my home this week.

32. That was a weird day.

33. It's very strange and weird.

34. ‘I have managed to unearth yet more weird and almost unbelievable tales from this strange civilisation.’

35. ‘Thousands of people have experienced mysterious lights and weird sounds above the ancient fort at Cley Hill during the past 40 years.’

36. ‘It was called the ‘Black Hole’ and was as dark and weird as its name suggests.’

37. ‘‘Well, let's keep going and keep an eye out for anything weird,’ suggested Celine.’

38. ‘A weird supernatural calamity has thrust part of Japan up into the air like a tower.’

39. ‘Then, at midday, a weird sound came over the flat water - a mysterious, whale-like noise.’

40. ‘Sounds emitted from the bushes: weird uncanny sounds made by unknown animals, for all sorts of things lived in forests.’

41. ‘At that moment we came around a bend and heard a weird sound.’

42. ‘Erin was about to say something when the weird bell sounded again and the students filed onto the field, and all at the same time, stopped and looked over to the cameras.’

43. ‘I heard some kind of weird sound that came from the sea.’

44. ‘In a weird turn of fate, the library conference I am going to is walking distance from his house in Adelaide.’

45. ‘The team has been connected to some weird incidents this summer.’

46. ‘By some weird act of fate, every single photograph she had of him had been destroyed in a fire that irreparably damaged her home, exactly one year after it had all happened.’

47. ‘It was a long forgotten detail connected to her weird visions.’

48. ‘But things work out for the best sometimes, and fate acts in weird ways.’

49. ‘It was a weird twist of fate that threw us together, tore us apart, and threw us back together again.’

50. ‘I know this is crazy, but I honestly feel that there was some kind of weird connection there.’

51. ‘I love that I can experience different, strange, weird and wonderful things wherever I go.’

52. ‘Hundreds of bargain hunters flocked to Leeds at the weekend to snap up the uniquely weird and wonderful outfits being sold by Opera North's costume department.’

53. ‘We're going to see some fairly weird and wonderful looking footwear.’

54. ‘All around the city there were street parties, family fun days and a mass of weird and wonderful events all specifically designed for people to have fun and help a very worthy cause.’

55. ‘He does a weird pantomime suggesting a dance, his hands making pinching motions in the air.’

56. ‘The astronomers realised that a normal red supergiant alone could not have given rise to such a weird supernova.’

57. ‘He enjoyed mixing traditional pop sounds with weird instruments like the French Horn.’

58. ‘Going home last weekend was a bit weird; it no longer feels like ‘home’ as I've probably not spent much more than a month there in the last two and a bit years.’

59. ‘I think we're good together - I think you're a bit weird.’

60. ‘The weather does seem to have become a little weird lately.’

61. ‘Nevertheless, the story strikes me as a little weird.’

62. ‘The atmosphere was a little weird to put it mildly.’

63. ‘Isn't it a bit weird, conducting an imaginary interview with yourself, on a blog already devoted to furthering your growing egomania?’

64. ‘Now that it's all over, I feel exhausted and a little weird.’

65. ‘Contact lenses are a bit weird, you can't really feel them but you're aware that they're there.’

66. ‘I don't wear lenses normally, so it was a bit weird putting something in my eye and, like, leaving it there.’

67. ‘It is a bit weird to phone her up out of the blue and just ask her out, unless you look like Brad Pitt that is!’

68. ‘To tell the truth it's a bit weird being out here on my own.’

69. ‘I am receiving SMS's and phone calls (which I am not answering) that are completely weirding me out.’

70. ‘Let's ignore for a moment the fact that it is my 28th Birthday today, and that I am completely weirded out by that.’

71. ‘It's so… well… to be completely honest with you… I'm completely weirded out by it.’

72. ‘Yeah, and it's totally weirding me out to think about having a client come to my house.’

73. ‘But it's hard for Marina, who's clearly weirded out by this place.’

74. ‘I felt that everyone would laugh, stare, or be weirded out.’

75. ‘Oh, and if anyone was weirded out by the last installment, don't be.’

76. ‘… ok, I'm seriously weirding myself out right now.’

77. ‘I've been speaking only when absolutely necessary and I know I'm weirding some people out and confusing others.’

78. ‘‘Yeah, I'm totally weirded out by this,’ Davies answered.’

79. ‘If things work out with Colin… you're not going to be weirded out because I'm dating your brother, are you?’

80. ‘They weirded me out, but they were interesting.’

81. ‘I do miss him, and I'm a little angry that all my friends (okay, so my friend) refused to come because she was too weirded out.’

82. ‘Trust me; no one is more weirded out by this than me.’

83. ‘‘My mother was really weirded out at first when I began competing,’ laughs Blair.’

84. ‘If you're weirded out by it, you don't have to go inside.’

85. ‘I think they'd both be really weirded out by the thought.’

86. ‘I'm thirty-seven, but I really feel, and behave like I'm twenty-five. Then I'm weirded when I'm reminded.’

87. ‘It still weirded me out that Sandie had been right about Paul and I.’

88. ‘The more I think about this, the more I'm weirded out by Mary.’

89. the three weird sisters

Other users have misspelling weird as:

1. wird 32.5%

2. wierd 22.35%

3. werd 10.83%

4. werid 4.9%

5. werde 4.45%

6. weired 1.94%

7. wered 1.48%

8. Other 21.55%

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