bizarro

adjective
bi·​zar·​ro | \ bə-ˈzär-ō How to pronounce bizarro (audio) \

Definition of bizarro

: characterized by a bizarre, fantastic, or unconventional approach

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bizarro noun

Examples of bizarro in a Sentence

the cat was acting pretty bizarro this morning, and I'm worried about him entered the bizarro world of all-night raves
Recent Examples on the Web The Arctic has gone so bizarro that lightning—a warm-weather phenomenon most common in the tropics—is now striking near the North Pole. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, "Raw Friday - Chilly Relapse Next Week With Slushy Possibilities Tuesday," 8 Apr. 2021 The Arctic has gone so bizarro that lightning—a warm-weather phenomenon most common in the tropics—is now striking near the North Pole. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, "Raw Friday - Chilly Relapse Next Week With Slushy Possibilities Tuesday," 8 Apr. 2021 The Arctic has gone so bizarro that lightning—a warm-weather phenomenon most common in the tropics—is now striking near the North Pole. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, "Raw Friday - Chilly Relapse Next Week With Slushy Possibilities Tuesday," 8 Apr. 2021 The Arctic has gone so bizarro that lightning—a warm-weather phenomenon most common in the tropics—is now striking near the North Pole. Matt Simon, Wired, "More Lightning in the Arctic Is Bad News for the Planet," 7 Apr. 2021 The Pawny Popsicle Lick-N-Pass being canceled is a glorious wink at the bizarro water-fountain-sucking ways of this town and its questionable hygiene. Dan Snierson, EW.com, "Parks and Recreation creator Mike Schur breaks down the uplifting reunion special," 1 May 2020 In the bizarro world of Friday’s coronavirus fears, the price of safe-haven gold fell, and cruise line stocks rose, even as the overall market continued its astounding selloff. James Mackintosh, WSJ, "As Markets Fall, Ask Yourself if Now Is the Time to Buy," 28 Feb. 2020 The bizarro world version of that is sites like WeLeakInfo, which takes that same data breach data and sells it for rock bottom prices to hackers who want to exploit it. Brian Barrett, Wired, "Security News This Week: FBI Takes Down Site With 12 Billion Stolen Records," 18 Jan. 2020 The lone figure in the image seems to be trapped in some bizarro universe where talk of the Popeyes fried chicken sandwich is pure mythology. Wired, "Depth of Field: Visual Poetry in the Chicken Sandwich War," 29 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of bizarro

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bizarro

alteration of bizarre

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The first known use of bizarro was in 1971

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11 May 2021

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“Bizarro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bizarro. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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