Definitions of strange

  1. being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world; " alien customs"; " exotic plants in a greenhouse"; " moved to a strange country"
  2. not at ease or comfortable; " felt strange among so many important people"
  3. not known before; " used many strange words"; " saw many strange faces in the crowd"; " don't let anyone unknown into the house"
  4. 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"
  5. Foreign.
  6. Belonging to another country; foreign.
  7. Of or pertaining to others; not one's own; not pertaining to one's self; not domestic.
  8. Not before known, heard, or seen; new.
  9. Not according to the common way; novel; odd; unusual; irregular; extraordinary; unnatural; queer.
  10. Reserved; distant in deportment.
  11. Backward; slow.
  12. Not familiar; unaccustomed; inexperienced.
  13. Strangely.
  14. To alienate; to estrange.
  15. To be estranged or alienated.
  16. To wonder; to be astonished.
  17. Foreign; as, strange lands; of or belonging to others; not one's own; as, a strange cat; not before known or seen; unfamiliar; as, the writing is strange to me; odd; queer; unusual; reserved; shy; timid; inexperienced; as, she is strange to that work.
  18. Strangeness.
  19. Foreign: belonging to another country: not formerly known, heard, or seen: not domestic: new: causing surprise or curiosity: marvellous: unusual: odd.
  20. Foreign; unnsual; unknown; new; marvellous; singular.
  21. Unheard of; unfamiliar.
  22. Unaccountable; remarkable.
  23. Of a different class or kind.
  24. Foreign; belonging to others; not before known, heard, or seen; wonderful; odd; unusual; reserved; unfamiliar.
  25. Foreign; not before known; new; wonderful; unusual; rarely met with.

Usage examples for strange

  1. And she thought, " What strange eyes he has- like a great cat's!" – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  2. But he too seemed strange to her. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  3. The merchant's son thought it strange. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  4. Mrs. March saw nothing strange in all that. – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells
  5. In so strange a place who can say what might or might not chance? – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  6. How strange is life! – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  7. " Strange; very strange," said the Judge, more to himself than to me. – The Lonely House by Adolph Streckfuss
  8. It was very strange. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  9. " It is very strange- very strange indeed. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  10. Does he look so strange to you? – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  11. It's strange, very strange." – Two Boys and a Fortune by Matthew White, Jr.
  12. A strange letter in every way. – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet
  13. And then the strange thing happened. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  14. She is a strange woman. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  15. I never felt so strange in my life. – Austin and His Friends by Frederic H. Balfour
  16. Is it not very strange? – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  17. I shall think that something strange has happened. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  18. It's a strange house. – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  19. That's strange, too because it was for y'u I came. – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  20. Here is another strange thing. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve