[ UK /stɹˈeɪndʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈstɹeɪndʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈstɹeɪndʒ/ ]
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
relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
a foreign accent
on business in a foreign city
not known before
used many strange words
don't let anyone unknown into the house
saw many strange faces in the crowd
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