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This is a weird and wonderful time to be walking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your boyfriend wants you to do something a bit weird. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Something weird happened the other night. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Maybe it's just me being weird but it makes me so annoyed. The Sun (2016)That's going to be a weird one to get my head around. The Sun (2016)That's the weird thing about being famous or successful. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have a really weird, strange relationship. The Sun (2016)He said: 'It was this weird scenario. The Sun (2017)When you see yourself ageing on screen, it's really weird. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I had a weird feeling about the entire exchange, especially the part of don't tell anybody. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Satin in particular is one of those weird fabrics that seems to repel heat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was the weirdest feeling driving home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My mum found it a bit weird at first. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The weird coincidence only emerged recently as they shared childhood photos. The Sun (2011)Panic attacks can do all kinds of weird things to you. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We were looking around for studios and we wanted something a bit weird. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This weird world is not altogether beyond our grasp. Richard Fortey THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Everybody agrees that this is a bit weird. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was really weird being on that bus. The Sun (2015)What a weird life you must have. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was one of those weird scenarios where you arrived before you left. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was a weird feeling when they made an announcement. The Sun (2015)It was all quite weird at first. The Sun (2012)It makes us look at what we have and realise that it is something wonderful and weird. Times, Sunday Times (2010)People who make music are weird. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It would make me look weird. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Get this for a weird coincidence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The whole thing is so weird. The Sun (2012)Weird 'It was nice to get their messages. The Sun (2013)We're not trying anything weird and wonderful. The Sun (2009)THERE were strange lights and weird noises coming from the wood near my home this week. The Sun (2012)That was a weird day. The Sun (2015)It's very strange and weird. The Sun (2013)

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Translations for 'weird'

British English: weird /wɪəd/ ADJECTIVE
Weird means strange and peculiar.
It must be weird to suddenly become rich.
  • American English: weird
  • Arabic: عَجِيب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esquisito
  • Chinese: 怪异的
  • Croatian: čudan
  • Czech: podivný
  • Danish: underlig
  • Dutch: vreemd
  • European Spanish: extraño
  • Finnish: omituinen
  • French: bizarre
  • German: seltsam
  • Greek: αλλόκοτος
  • Italian: bizzarro
  • Japanese: 変な
  • Korean: 별난
  • Norwegian: underlig
  • Polish: dziwny
  • European Portuguese: esquisito
  • Romanian: ciudat
  • Russian: сверхъестественный
  • Spanish: extraño
  • Swedish: konstig
  • Thai: แปลกประหลาด
  • Turkish: acayip
  • Ukrainian: дивакуватий
  • Vietnamese: kỳ dị

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