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English adjective: strange

1. strange being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird


SamplesA strange exaltation that was indefinable.
A strange fantastical mind.
What a strange sense of humor she has.


Synonymsunusual


Similarantic, crazy, curious, eerie, eery, exotic, fantastic, fantastical, freaky, funny, gothic, grotesque, odd, oddish, other, peculiar, quaint, quaint, queer, rum, rummy, singular, weird


Antonymsfamiliar

2. strange not known before


SamplesUsed many strange words.
Saw many strange faces in the crowd.
Don't let anyone unknown into the house.


Synonymsunknown


Similarunfamiliar


Antonymsfamiliar

3. strange relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world


SamplesForeign nations.
A foreign accent.
On business in a foreign city.


Synonymsforeign


Similaradventive, alien, established, exotic, foreign-born, imported, naturalized, nonnative, nonnative, tramontane, unnaturalised, unnaturalized


Attributecuriousness, foreignness, strangeness, strangeness, unfamiliarity


Antonymsnative









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