Thesaurus

strange

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of strange

  1. 1 different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion the strange smell we'd noticed turned out, unhappily, to be from the dinner our host was making Synonyms of strange bizarre, bizarro, cranky, crazy, curious, eccentric, erratic, far-out, funky, funny, kinky, kooky (also kookie), offbeat, off-kilter, off-the-wall, outlandish, out-of-the-way, outré, peculiar, quaint, queer, queerish, quirky, remarkable, rum [chiefly British], screwy, spaced-out, odd, wacky (also whacky), way-out, weird, weirdo, wildWords Related to strange aberrant, abnormal, addlepated, flaky; extraordinary, fantastic (also fantastical), freak, freakish, freaky, phantasmagoric (or phantasmagorical), phenomenal; atypical, rare, singular, uncommon, uncustomary, unique, unusual, unwonted; conspicuous, notable, noticeable, outstanding, prominent, salient, striking; atrocious, outrageous, shocking; crotchety, idiosyncratic, nonconformist, nonmainstream, out-there, unconventional, unorthodox; baffling, bewildering, confounding, mystifying, perplexing, puzzlingNear Antonyms of strange average, commonplace, everyday, garden, normal, ordinary, prosaic, routine, run-of-the-mill, standard, typical, unexceptional, unremarkable, usual, workaday; conformist, conservative, conventional; expected, familiar, knee-jerk, predictable; common, customary, frequent, habitual, regular, wonted

  2. 2 excitingly or mysteriously unusual strange fruits from faraway lands Synonyms of strange bizarro, fantastic (also fantastical), glamorous (also glamourous), marvelous (or marvellous), outlandish, romantic, exoticWords Related to strange colorful, picture-book, picturesque, quaint; alien, foreign; dark, distant, faraway, remote; alluring, captivating, enchanting, fascinating, magicalAntonyms of strange familiar, nonexotic, nonglamorous, plain-Jane, unexotic, unglamorous, unromantic

  3. 3 not known or experienced before using public transportation was all very strange to a rural girl like her Synonyms of strange fresh, novel, original, new, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unheard-of, unknown, unprecedentedWords Related to strange innovative, unique; nontraditional, unconventional, untried, unused, unworn; pathbreaking, pioneering, trailblazingNear Antonyms of strange conventional, established, traditional, tried, tried-and-true; derivative, imitativeAntonyms of strange familiar, hackneyed, old, time-honored, tired, warmed-over

  4. 4 noticeably different from what is generally found or experienced a rather strange story about a garden filled with poisonous plants Synonyms of strange curious, extraordinary, funny, odd, offbeat, out-of-the-way, peculiar, queer, rare, singular, unusual, unaccustomed, uncommon, uncustomary, unique, weirdWords Related to strange bizarre, eccentric, far-out, kooky (also kookie), oddball, outlandish, outré, way-out; aberrant, abnormal, atypical, exceptional, irregular; newsworthy, notable, noteworthy, noticeable, particular, remarkable, specialNear Antonyms of strange unexceptional; expected, predictable; familiar, normal, regular, typicalAntonyms of strange common, ordinary, plain, usual



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