adjective \bə-ˈzär\

: very unusual or strange

Full Definition of BIZARRE

:  strikingly out of the ordinary: as
a :  odd, extravagant, or eccentric in style or mode
b :  involving sensational contrasts or incongruities
bi·zarre·ly adverb
bi·zarre·ness noun

Examples of BIZARRE

  1. I just heard the most bizarre story.
  2. She wore a bizarre outfit.

Origin of BIZARRE

French, from Italian bizzarro
First Known Use: circa 1648



Definition of BIZARRE

:  a flower with atypical striped marking

First Known Use of BIZARRE

circa 1753

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall


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