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Synonyms for strange

Synonyms for (adjective) strange

Synonyms: unknown, strange Definition: not known before Usage: used many strange words; saw many strange faces in the crowd; don't let anyone unknown into the house

Similar words: unfamiliar Definition: not known or well known Usage: a name unfamiliar to most; be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings

Synonyms: strange, unusual Definition: being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird Usage: a strange exaltation that was indefinable; a strange fantastical mind; what a strange sense of humor she has

Similar words: fantastic, fantastical, grotesque, antic Definition: ludicrously odd Usage: Hamlet's assumed antic disposition; fantastic Halloween costumes; a grotesque reflection in the mirror

Similar words: crazy Definition: bizarre or fantastic Usage: had a crazy dream; wore a crazy hat

Similar words: curious, queer, funny, odd, peculiar, rum, rummy, singular Definition: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected Usage: a curious hybrid accent; her speech has a funny twang; they have some funny ideas about war; had an odd name; the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves; something definitely queer about this town; what a rum fellow; singular behavior

Similar words: eerie, eery Definition: inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening Usage: an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods; an eerie midnight howl

Similar words: exotic Definition: strikingly strange or unusual Usage: an exotic hair style; protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants; the exotic landscape of a dead planet

Similar words: freaky Definition: strange and somewhat frightening Usage: the whole experience was really freaky

Similar words: gothic Definition: characterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque Usage: gothic novels like `Frankenstein'

Similar words: oddish Definition: somewhat strange

Similar words: other Definition: very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected Usage: a strange, other dimension...where his powers seemed to fail- Lance Morrow

Similar words: quaint Definition: strange in an interesting or pleasing way Usage: quaint dialect words; quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities

Similar words: quaint Definition: very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance Usage: the head terminating in the quaint duck bill which gives the animal its vernacular name- Bill Beatty; came forth a quaint and fearful sight- Sir Walter Scott; a quaint sense of humor

Similar words: weird Definition: strikingly odd or unusual Usage: some trick of the moonlight; some weird effect of shadow- Bram Stoker

Synonyms: strange, foreign Definition: relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world Usage: foreign nations; a foreign accent; on business in a foreign city

Similar words: adventive Definition: not native and not fully established; locally or temporarily naturalized Usage: an adventive weed

Similar words: alien, exotic Definition: being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world Usage: alien customs; exotic plants in a greenhouse; exotic cuisine

Similar words: nonnative Definition: of plants or animals originating in a part of the world other than where they are growing

Similar words: naturalized, established Definition: introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation

Similar words: foreign-born, nonnative Definition: of persons born in another area or country than that lived in Usage: our large nonnative population

Similar words: imported Definition: used of especially merchandise brought from a foreign source Usage: imported wines

Similar words: tramontane Definition: being or coming from another country Usage: tramontane influences

Similar words: unnaturalised, unnaturalized Definition: not having acquired citizenship