(noun, adjective, verb)


1. being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

- a strange exaltation that was indefinable

- a strange fantastical mind

- what a strange sense of humor she has

Similar word(s): antic, fantastic, fantastical, grotesque, crazy, curious, funny, odd, peculiar, rum, rummy, singular, eerie, eery, exotic, freaky, gothic, oddish, other, quaint, weird, unusual

2. not known before

- used many strange words

- saw many strange faces in the crowd

Similar word(s): unfamiliar, unknown

3. relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world

Similar word(s): adventive, alien, exotic, nonnative, established, naturalized, imported, tramontane, unnaturalised, unnaturalized, foreign

Sentences with strange as an adjective:

- He thought it strange that his girlfriend wore shorts in the winter.

- I moved to a strange town when I was ten.


1. (slang, uncountable) vagina


1. (obsolete, transitive) To alienate; to estrange.

2. (obsolete, intransitive) To be estranged or alienated.

3. (obsolete, intransitive) To wonder; to be astonished.