HyperDic: strange

English > 3 senses of the word strange:
ADJECTIVEallstrange, unusualbeing definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected
allstrange, unknownnot known before
allstrange, foreignrelating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
strange > pronunciation
Soundsstrey'njh
Rhymesarrange ... rearrange: 13 rhymes with eynjh...
English > strange: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdefinitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird.
Examples
  • "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"
  • "a strange fantastical mind"
  • "what a strange sense of humor she has"
Synonymunusual
Narrowerantic, fantastic, fantastical, grotesqueludicrously odd
crazybizarre or fantastic
curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singularBeyond or deviating from the usual or expected
eerie, eeryinspiring a feeling of fear
exoticstrikingly strange or unusual
freakystrange and somewhat frightening
gothicCharacterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque
oddishSomewhat strange
otherVery unusual
quaintstrange in an interesting or pleasing way
quaintVery strange or unusual
weirdstrikingly odd or unusual
OppositefamiliarWithin normal everyday experience
Spanishcurioso, extraño, insólito, inusitado, inusual, raro
Catalanestrany
Nounsstrangenessunusualness as a consequence of not being well known
Adverbsstrangelyin a strange manner
English > strange: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot known before.
Examples
  • "used many strange words"
  • "saw many strange faces in the crowd"
Synonymunknown
Broaderunfamiliarnot known or well known
Nounsstrangenessunusualness as a consequence of not being well known
English > strange: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningrelating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world.
Synonymforeign
Attribute offoreignness, strangeness, curiousnessThe quality of being alien or not native
unfamiliarity, strangenessunusualness as a consequence of not being well known
Narroweradventivenot native and not fully established
alien, exoticBeing or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
established, naturalizedintroduced from another region and persisting without cultivation
foreign-born, nonnativeOf persons born in another area or country than that lived in
importedUsed of especially merchandise brought from a foreign source
nonnativeOf plants or animals originating in a part of the world other than where they are growing
tramontaneBeing or coming from another country
unnaturalized, unnaturalisednot having acquired citizenship
See alsounfamiliarnot known or well known
OppositenativeCharacteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin
Spanishextranjero, extraño, foráneo, forastero
Catalanestranger, estrangera, estrany, forà, foraster, forastera

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