weird out


weirded out; weirding out; weirds out

transitive verb

: to make uneasy, bewildered, or disquieted by something considered very strange
that movie weirds me out

Examples of weird out in a Sentence

as a curious observer, he was weirded out by the fact that members of the sect seemed to have no life outside of it
Recent Examples on the Web Our journey begins with Mario and friends parading into the Flower Kingdom just as Bowser shows up to seize a Wonder Flower, a magical plant whose main property is to cause the entire universe to weird out. Keep Mario Weird, Vulture, 30 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of weird out was in 1970

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Cite this Entry

“Weird out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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