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strange /streɪndʒ/ adjective (comparative stranger, superlative strangest)

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strange
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- odd, abnormal, bizarre, curious, extraordinary, peculiar, queer, uncommon, weird, wonderful
- unfamiliar, alien, exotic, foreign, new, novel, unknown, untried
Antonyms: familiar
Contrasted words: common, ordinary, unexceptional, usual, expected, predictable
Related Idioms: as strange as they come
Related Words: unknown, alien, aberrant, abnormal, atypical, off, off-the-wall, fishy, funny, far-out, freaky, kinky, kooky, offbeat, outré, scatty, crazy, nutty, fantastic, grotesque
English Thesaurus: strange, funny/odd, curious, mysterious, eccentric, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. strange1 S2 W2 /streɪndʒ/ adjective (comparative stranger, superlative strangest)
[Word Family: noun: stranger, strangeness, estrangement; adjective: strange, estranged; adverb: strangely]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: estrange 'foreign', from Latin extraneus; extraneous]

1. unusual or surprising, especially in a way that is difficult to explain or understand Synonym : odd:
strange noises
Does Geoff’s behaviour seem strange to you?
She felt there was something strange about Dexter’s voice.
Isn’t it strange how animals seem to sense danger?
It’s strange that we’ve never met before.
For some strange reason, I slept like a baby despite the noise.
Strange as it may seem, I actually prefer cold weather.
That’s strange. I was sure Jude was right here a second ago.
The strange thing is all four victims had red hair.
strange to say British English (=strangely)
Strange to say, I was just thinking that myself.

2. someone or something that is strange is not familiar because you have not seen or met them before:
As a child, she’d been taught never to speak to strange men.
I was just 20, a young girl in a strange city.
strange to
It was all strange to him, but he’d soon learn his way around.

3. feel strange to feel as if something is slightly wrong or unusual, either physically or emotionally:
Can you get me a glass of water? I feel a bit strange.
It felt strange to be back in Dublin.
—strangeness noun [uncountable]

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. strange2 adverb [only after verb] American English
in a way that is unusual or surprising Synonym : strangely:
The cat’s been acting really strange – I wonder if it’s sick.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

strange
adj.
VERBS appear, be, feel, look, seem, smell, sound, taste | consider sth, find sth, regard sth as, think sth His behaviour was regarded as very strange.
ADV. extremely, really, very | a bit, fairly, a little, pretty, quite, rather, somewhat He's quite nice, but a bit strange.
PREP. to Their accent was strange to her ears.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

strange
adjective
1.
BAD: The children were told not to talk to strange people.
GOOD: The children were told not to talk to strangers.

Usage Note:
A strange person is someone who behaves in a way that other people find disturbing or difficult to understand: 'I find Barbara a bit strange. She won't look at you even when you speak to her.'
A stranger is someone you have never met before: 'We've told our children not to accept sweets from strangers.'

2.
DUBIOUS: When I arrived in England, I felt strange.
GOOD: When I arrived in England, everything seemed strange.

Usage Note:
When you are talking about how you feel when you first arrive in a new country, city or situation, it is more usual to say that the country seems strange rather than 'I feel strange': 'Things are bound to seem a bit strange for the first few days.'

3.
BAD: LA seemed very strange for me at first.
GOOD: LA seemed very strange to me at first.

Usage Note:
Something unfamiliar is strange to you (NOT for ): 'These customs can seem very strange to non-Westerners.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

Phrases

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of English Phrases


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