Definition of Bizarre

1. Adjective. Conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual. "Outre and affected stage antics"




Definition of Bizarre

1. a. Odd in manner or appearance; fantastic; whimsical; extravagant; grotesque.

Definition of Bizarre

1. Adjective. strangely unconventional in style or appearance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bizarre

1. a strangely striped flower [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bizarre

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bizarre (current term)
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Literary usage of Bizarre

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1. The Technique of the Mystery Story by Carolyn Wells (1913)
"2 The bizarre in Crime A deep conviction of the Transcendent Detective is that a crime containing unusual or even bizarre characteristics is more easy of ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1855)
"Such are the principal considerations which we have to offer upon this bizarre affection. Much is yet left to be discovered as to its causes and proper ..."

3. The Connoisseur by Bonnell Thornton, George Colman, Mr Town, George Lyttelton Lyttelton (1902)
"They prefer the bizarre, the blatant, and to this the manufacturers have regretfully to submit. And no one more than the masters deplores this deterioration ..."

4. Pilgrimage in Europe and America, Leading to the Discovery of the Sources of by Giacomo Costantino Beltrami (1828)
"The Italian chisel may still be traced in its ornaments; and its architecture, although bizarre, and contrary to all received laws, astonishes the spectator ..."

5. Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature by John Addington Symonds (1881)
"... Career—His bizarre Humour—Bohemian Life at Venice—The Pellegrini—His Novelle—Miscellaneous Works—The Marmi—The Novelists of Siena—Their Specific ..."

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