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Meaning of BIZARRE

Pronunciation:  bi'zâr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit"; "famed for his eccentric spelling"; "a freakish combination of styles"; "the outlandish clothes of teenagers"; "outre and affected stage antics"
 

BIZARRE is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: eccentric, flaky, freakish, freaky, outlandish, outre, unconventional
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bi*zarre"\, a. [F. bizarre odd, fr. Sp. bizarro
gallant, brave, liberal, prob. of Basque origin; cf. Basque
bizarra beard, whence the meaning manly, brave.]
Odd in manner or appearance; fantastic; whimsical;
extravagant; grotesque. --C. Kingsley.

 
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