Bizarre



markedly unusual in appearance, style, or general character and often involving incongruous or unexpected elements; outrageously or whimsically strange; odd:
bizarre clothing; bizarre behavior.
Synonyms: weird, freakish, grotesque; fantastic; unusual, strange, odd.
Contemporary Examples

Northwestern University’s Live Sex Class Jessica Bennett March 2, 2011
A Victory for ‘Religious Freedom’ is a Loss for Religion Gene Robinson June 7, 2014
Tea Partier Chris McDaniel’s Mississippi KKK Connection Ben Jacobs June 16, 2014
The Real ‘Breaking Bad’: Confessions of a Former Meth King Mark Sullivan July 16, 2011
The North Korea Whisperer: Rib-Cooking New Jersey Restaurateur Bobby Egan R.M. Schneiderman December 21, 2011

Historical Examples

Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
Two Years in the French West Indies Lafcadio Hearn
Chance Joseph Conrad
The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten

adjective
odd or unusual, esp in an interesting or amusing way
adj.

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