weirdo

noun
\ ˈwir-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce weirdo (audio) \
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

Speaking of weirdos, why doesn’t everyone have the same response? Rachel Sugar, Vox, "Anxiously, I called a health psychologist to find out.," 9 Nov. 2018 Those two lovable weirdos are definitely still together in some universe! Teen Vogue, "9 Unforgettable Life Lessons From "10 Things I Hate About You"," 31 Mar. 2019 Even Ducati's SuperSport—its official name, not its class—competes as a sort of threshold-straddling weirdo, with a modest 937-cc motor pushing 110 horses through a pudgy 463 pounds, wet. Matthew Jancer, Popular Mechanics, "Motorcycle Makers Are Bailing Out of Building Supersport Bikes. Not Kawasaki.," 12 Dec. 2018 So no, don’t get your hopes up for a Kane & Lynch sequel, weirdos. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "This week in games: Call of Duty's battle royale is free-to-try, Steam moved 15 exabytes of data in 2018," 18 Jan. 2019 Cats are magical little weirdos who can nap anywhere, any time. Caitlin Petreycik, Seventeen, "10 Reasons Why Taylor Swift's Cat Olivia Benson Has The Best Life Ever," 27 Oct. 2014 The key to Schitt’s Creek is to fully immerse yourself in its world and simply enjoy its fairy tale-esque approach, as the show embraces its titular weirdo town much like NBC’s underrated Trial & Error embraced its similarly weird setting. Pilot Viruet, The Verge, "The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018," 14 Dec. 2018 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

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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

informal + disapproving : a strange or unusual person

weirdo

noun
\ ˈwir-dō How to pronounce weirdo (audio) \
plural weirdos

Kids Definition of weirdo

: a very strange person

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