from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Strikingly unconventional and far-fetched in style or appearance; odd. See Synonyms at fantastic.
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- adj. strangely unconventional in style or appearance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Odd in manner or appearance; fantastic; whimsical; extravagant; grotesque.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Odd; fanciful; fantastical; whimsical; grotesque.
- n. A variety of carnation in which the white ground-color is striped with two colors, one darker than the other.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
French, from Spanish bizarro, brave, probably from Basque bizar, beard.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French bizarre ("odd, peculiar, bizarre, formerly headlong, angry"), from Italian bizzarro. Perhaps akin to Basque bizar, "a beard" (the notion being of bearded Spanish soldiers making a strange impression on the French). (Wiktionary)