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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bizarre  \Bi*zarre"\,  a.  [F.  bizarre  odd,  fr  Sp  bizarro 
  gallant,  brave,  liberal,  prob.  of  Basque  origin;  cf  Basque 
  bizarra  beard,  whence  the  meaning  manly,  brave.] 
  Odd  in  manner  or  appearance;  fantastic;  whimsical; 
  extravagant;  grotesque.  --C.  Kingsley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bizarre 
  adj  :  conspicuously  or  grossly  unconventional  or  unusual; 
  "restaurants  of  bizarre  design--one  like  a  hat,  another 
  like  a  rabbit";  "famed  for  his  eccentric  spelling";  "a 
  freakish  combination  of  styles";  "the  outlandish 
  clothes  of  teenagers";  "outre  and  affected  stage 
  antics"  [syn:  {eccentric},  {freakish},  {freaky},  {flaky}, 
  {outlandish},  {outre}] 




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