[ 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
  • 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
  • Gwenhidwy likes to drink a lot, grain alcohol mostly, mixed in great strange mad-scientist concoctions with beef tea, grenadine, cough syrup, bitter belch-gathering infusions of blue scullcap, valerian root, motherwort and lady's-slipper, whatever's to hand really. Gravity's Rainbow
  • After a day of collecting ones and fives and nickels and quarters, it strangely looked like a lot of money.
  • But as I was mulling this a little later, I was suddenly struck by one of those things that was probably already obvious to everyone else: There are a handful of strange inflection points where rock nerd culture and mass culture are in eerie synchrony for a few moments before skittering off in their respective ways for a bit — and one of them was my early teens. The (Rock) Stars Are Aligned
  • The DOJ thing is pretty strange, and will probably get modified, but all I can say is how nice it is that Dems aren't all on the same page, parroting the same opinions, baaing like conservatives. Frank slams Obama for 'big mistake' on Defense of Marriage Act (updated)
  • 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.
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