[ UK /stɹˈe‍ɪnd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈstɹeɪndʒ/ ]
  1. being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
    what a strange sense of humor she has
    a strange exaltation that was indefinable
    a strange fantastical mind
  2. relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    a foreign accent
    on business in a foreign city
    foreign nations
  3. not known before
    used many strange words
    don't let anyone unknown into the house
    saw many strange faces in the crowd
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How To Use strange In A Sentence

  • If there was any hope of holding on to even a shred of her dwindling self-respect, she should do exactly what she knew Margo would do—close the laptop, take her de-scrunchied, perfumed, and nearly thonged self down to the nearest club, pick up the first passably good-looking stranger who asked her to dance, and bring him back to the apartment for some safe but anonymous sex. Goodnight Tweetheart
  • There's a strangeness about the whole image, as though a story lurks untold. The Times Literary Supplement
  • But he knew he would be like a stranger to her, a strange man with a repellingly scarred face. The Hidden Places
  • Strange flashes of varicoloured, rainbow light began to appear and disappear on the path before me.
  • But her own life was often stranger than any action-packed fiction plot.
  • The recent Australian National Championships and Olympic swimming trials give a strange story to the world of swimming.
  • There is something about rainy days that can make you feel strangely melancholic and happy at the same time.
  • The bowed zither may seem strange, but is exactly what it appears to be - a violin for zitherists.
  • So it's a little more than passing strange that Mr. Brooks clucks about Mr. Obama's "über-partisan budget" when, given the last few weeks of shrieking and wailing from the Republicans about socialism and communism, he's been the voice of moderation in the room. Moderately Shocked
  • Truth is not only stranger than fiction, but often saintlier than fiction. The New Jerusalem
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