weirdo

noun
\ˈwir-(ˌ)dō \
plural weirdos

Definition of weirdo 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a person who is extraordinarily strange or eccentric

weirdo

adjective

Definition of weirdo (Entry 2 of 2)

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Examples of weirdo in a Sentence

Noun

one of those weirdos that the rest of the town always seemed to be talking about

Adjective

he saw some weirdo lights in the sky and immediately concluded that it had to be a UFO

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Aquarius, January 20–February 18 Aquarius is the token weirdo of the Zodiac. Alice Bell, Vogue, "The Best Gifts for Every Astrological Sign on Your List," 26 Nov. 2018 The weirdos are the best part of this and, frankly, every movie. Joyce Bautista Ferrari, Marie Claire, "The Best Horror Movies That Aren't Too Scary," 29 Oct. 2018 These people went as Cory and Topanga, circa Season 1, back when Cory's hair was bushier and Topanga was a total weirdo. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "36 Halloween Disney Costumes You And Your BFFs Can Pull Off," 16 Aug. 2018 The cast consists of non-actors: including punk legend Keith Morris and writer Jerry Stahl as themselves, and young indie rockers Ariel Pink and Annie Hardy as colorful weirdos. Noel Murray, latimes.com, "'The Icarus Line Must Die' maintains its punk rock cred," 21 June 2018 Ron-Ron’s sound — minimalist freeway-cruising music halfway between the galaxy of SoundCloud weirdos and the block-by-block specificity of L.A. street rap — has become one of the most important in hip-hop. August Brown, latimes.com, "A farewell concert for 03 Greedo? While the courts decide, fans turn out for a big night of L.A. rap," 17 June 2018 Bob Waterman at McKinsey office in San Francisco where the weirdos in theory were, according to McKinsey. Recode Staff, Recode, "Full transcript: Business management expert and author Tom Peters on Recode Decode," 7 July 2018 The conversation has drifted into perception—specifically, how he's seen as a big weirdo. Allison P. Davis, GQ, "The Bizarre Brilliance of Lakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson in Sorry to Bother You," 3 July 2018 And that's just one of many lyrical reminders of what made him stand out from other weirdos of his generation in the first place. Ed Masley, azcentral, "These are the best songs of 2018, so far," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of weirdo

Noun

circa 1955, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of weirdo was circa 1955

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weirdo

noun

English Language Learners Definition of weirdo

: a strange or unusual person

weirdo

noun
\ˈwir-dō \
plural weirdos

Kids Definition of weirdo

: a very strange person

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