Strange



adjective, stranger, strangest.
1.
unusual, extraordinary, or curious; odd; queer:
a strange remark to make.
2.
estranged, alienated, etc., as a result of being out of one’s natural environment:
In Bombay I felt strange.
3.
situated, belonging, or coming from outside of one’s own locality; foreign:
to move to a strange place; strange religions.
4.
outside of one’s previous experience; hitherto unknown; unfamiliar:
strange faces; strange customs.
5.
unaccustomed to or inexperienced in; unacquainted (usually followed by to):
I’m strange to this part of the job.
6.
distant or reserved; shy.
adverb
7.
in a strange manner.
adjective
1.
odd, unusual, or extraordinary in appearance, effect, manner, etc; peculiar
2.
not known, seen, or experienced before; unfamiliar: a strange land
3.
not easily explained: a strange phenomenon
4.
(usually foll by to) inexperienced (in) or unaccustomed (to): strange to a task
5.
not of one’s own kind, locality, etc; alien; foreign
6.
shy; distant; reserved
7.
strange to say, it is unusual or surprising that
8.
(physics)

denoting a particular flavour of quark
denoting or relating to a hypothetical form of matter composed of such quarks: strange matter, a strange star

adverb
9.
(not standard) in a strange manner

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