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Weird in a Sentence

Examples of weird in a sentence

Weird is a slightly difficult word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!

When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand weird (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use weird in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of weird, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.

Below you will find the definition of weird, followed by 36 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.


(adjective) - strikingly odd or unusual

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EXAMPLES - Weird in a Sentence

  1. Using the word weird implies that there is a norm. (source)
  2. SAWG works to keep Austin weird one tale at a time. (source)
  3. And he still recalled the weird, high-pitched answer. (source)
  4. And in weird news, my counter bar thingo's gone fubar. (source)
  5. As Sarah says, "One person's weird is another person's normal." (source)
  6. Murder verdict reinstated for killer in weird plot to take over Marin (source)
  7. Where it gets really weird is when I need a partner for fight choreography. (source)
  8. How weird is it that in MLS you can get a "pool 'keeper" to fill out your roster? (source)
  9. Omg how weird is it that Robert Pattinson and Hugh Jackman were on the same flight. (source)
  10. We're living in weird times when fast food commercials start getting edgy like this. (source)
  11. I recall a weird story she once told me in connection with a daughter of Smith Thompson, (source)
  12. You've gone on record saying that technologically we're in a fast -- and "weird" -- place. (source)
  13. How weird is it that Newt Gingrich is like the only one who doesn't just parrot talking points? (source)
  14. He's actually heard the word weird used by Hispanic radio programmers to describe Latin alternative. (source)
  15. Tell society that people who think about what they put in their bodies are "obsessed" and "weird" -- maybe even sick. (source)
  16. The one that gets my husband laughing and his friends looking at me weird is "Its just another GLORIOUS day in the Corps!!!" (source)
  17. SAUNDERS: Well, that ` s what people are calling weird, like severe narcissistic problems or borderline personality disorder. (source)
  18. "They are weird, that is why," Grauel said when Marika later wondered why most silth refused to discuss some subjects with her. (source)
  19. She proves that kids who were "weird" -- or "troubled" as some have labelled her -- can grow up to be well-adjusted, good people. (source)
  20. EAST MOLINE - Jorge Tapie, owner of Mixtapes in downtown East Moline, doesn't mind being called "weird" -- he embraces the epithet. (source)
  21. That we broke up. * charm so nobody can read* you don't know how hard/weird that is to say. * end charm* but anyways, heres what it said. (source)
  22. "On a personal level I just found the idea of changing my name weird and random," says Dr Judith Pryor, who works for the Human Rights Commission. (source)
  23. On July 7, 2003, Libby "had a lunch where he imparted that information in what was described as a weird situation," Fitzgerald said at the hearing. (source)
  24. He was * so* attractive, and a little weird, which is the way I like them (although I really should stay away from youngsters, they bring so much drama!) (source)
  25. I would argue that the term weird, far from being pejorative, is instead intended to express and celebrate the extraordinary uniqueness of medieval animals. (source)
  26. O'TOOLE: Well, we don't usually use the word weird, but we do look for things in their background that would be present when they're actually acting out their assaults. (source)
  27. BLITZER: Sandra, many suggested he has what's described as a weird relationship, a strange relationship even with his son, Udeh, who is a powerful figure in Baghdad as well. (source)
  28. By week's end, the Obama folks were desperately trying to walk this back -- going so far as to suggest that anyone on the campaign staff who used the word "weird" would be fired. (source)
  29. The U.S. government is trying to undermine conspiracy theorists 'clearest proof of who really controls the government, namely the weird imagery that appears on the seal on dollar bills. (source)
  30. This results in behavior that's often misinterpreted as being aloof, arrogant or sometimes downright weird, which is too bad because people have no idea how very lonely it can be at the top. (source)
  31. Hello, and welcome to the first installment of the New Blue Review, a name that for children of the 1970s such as myself that recalls a weird old TV show (check out this clip) but is also intended to ... (source)
  32. You mentioned the rabbi, you mentioned your priest, you may have friends, you may have what you call the weird cousin Willie, if you actually have one, I don't know if you do or not, but you can create ... (source)
  33. Some rich nations today are taking advantage of poor African nations to spread immorality and label their weird behaviours human rights whilst encouraging us to fight for inhuman rights in the name of democracy. (source)
  34. But it is typical of the Iraqis to place things in what we would call weird -- inspectors used to call dual use facilities, in other words they've had a legitimate purpose like, for example, pesticides, as an example. (source)
  35. Hello, and welcome to the first installment of the New Blue Review, a name that for children of the 1970s such as myself that recalls a weird old TV show (check out this clip) but is also intended to be a reference to the new, more liberal west. (source)
  36. They are now detaining a number of POWs, some believed to be Fedayeen, 31 they counted yesterday late, and the way they found them in a house off the highway on the way up here, they found them clustered together and they looked at their arms, Daryn, and six had these very what they call weird tattoos, an F with wings coming out, which indicates Saddam Fedayeen, a paramilitary group. (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 36 example sentences provided below is 66.0, which suggests that "weird" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.


We have 39 synonyms for weird.

awe-inspiring, awful, creepy, curious, dreadful, eccentric, eerie, far-out, fearful, flaky, freaky, funky, ghastly, ghostly, grotesque, haunting, horrific, inscrutable, kinky, kooky, magical, mysterious, occult, oddball, ominous, outlandish, peculiar, preternatural, queer, secret, singular, spooky, strange, supernal, supernatural, uncanny, uncouth, unearthly, unnatural


We have 17 antonyms for weird.

boring, common, dull, familiar, genuine, good, known, natural, normal, ordinary, plain, pleasant, pleasing, real, regular, standard, usual


Pronunciation: (wîrd)

Syllabification: ['weird']


View up to 25 definitions of weird from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.

from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (adjective) Of, relating to, or suggestive of the preternatural or supernatural.
  2. (adjective) Of a strikingly odd or unusual character; strange.
  3. (adjective) Archaic Of or relating to fate or the Fates.
  4. (noun) Fate; destiny.
  5. (noun) One's assigned lot or fortune, especially when evil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (noun) Fate; destiny; luck.
  2. (noun) A prediction.
  3. (noun) A spell or charm.
  4. (noun) That which comes to pass; a fact.
  5. (noun) The Fates (personified).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (noun) Fate; destiny; one of the Fates, or Norns; also, a prediction.
  2. (noun) A spell or charm.
  3. (adjective) Of or pertaining to fate; concerned with destiny.
  4. (adjective) Of or pertaining to witchcraft; caused by, or suggesting, magical influence; supernatural; unearthly; wild.
  5. (verb-transitive) To foretell the fate of; to predict; to destine to.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) Fate; destiny; luck.
  2. (noun) A prediction.
  3. (noun) A spell; a charm.
  4. (noun) That which comes to pass; a fact.
  5. (noun) The Fates personified.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (adjective) strikingly odd or unusual
  2. (noun) fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters
  3. (adjective) suggesting the operation of supernatural influences