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Adjective: strange (stranger,strangest)  streynj
  1. Not known before
    "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd";
    - unknown
  2. Being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
    "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "what a strange sense of humour she has";
    - unusual, oddball
  3. Relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    "strange nations";
    - foreign
  4. (physics) having a strangeness quantum number

Derived forms: strangest, stranger

See also: adventive, alien, antic [archaic], crazy, curious, curiousness, eerie, eery, established, exotic, fantastic, fantastical, foreign-born, foreignness, freaky [informal], funny, gothic, grotesque, imported, naturalised [Brit], naturalized, nonnative, non-native, odd, oddish, other, peculiar, quaint, queer, rum [Brit, informal], rummy [Brit, archaic, informal], singular, spooky [informal], strangeness, tramontane, unfamiliar, unfamiliarity, unnaturalised [Brit], unnaturalized, weird

Antonym: native

Encyclopedia: Strange, Richard