Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A strange person, event, or thing.

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  • n. Someone or something weird.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

Etymologies

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Examples

  • John Amplas, Martin (1977) Taglined "A Vampire for Our Age of Disbelief", George A Romero's weirdie boasted John Amplas as the blood-sucking boy next door who may be nothing more than a twisted youth with severe behavioural problems.

    The 10 best screen vampires

  • If you're of the mind that O'Donnell is a straight weirdie, these clips aren't going to dissuade you.

    Christine O'Donnell On 'Politically Incorrect': A Flashback For GOP Senate Candidate (VIDEO)

  • True Christianity is about judgment, atonement and forgiveness and NOT unreciprocated outreach contrary to what the beardie-weirdie and his acolytes might say.

    How Do Y0u Solve A Problem Like Sharia

  • Regensburg = his rather controversial speech to his alma mater talking about Islam (last year?) 'What a burqa' and 'bash the bishop' were 2 consecutive days 'frontpage headlines about the weirdie-beardie Arch-Bish ...

    How Do Y0u Solve A Problem Like Sharia

  • Here's Jonathan Raban, recalling and celebrating the sui generis critical genius of that weirdie beardie William Empson:

    LRB Hits the Big 3-0: James Wolcott

  • Tiny, and he hands over the stuff we took off the weirdie.

    The Day of the Boomer Dukes

  • Miss Gamma was a weirdie, the sort of old maid who never admits to more than thirty; she was our triplet.

    Time For The Stars

  • Methinks Duke Alfric ha 'summoned a weirdie to his aid.'

    Three Hearts and Three Lions

  • They joined Mantelish and his plasmoid weirdie in what looked like the dining room of what had looked like an old-fashioned hunting lodge when the aircar came diving down on it between two ice-sheeted mountain peaks.

    Legacy

  • "He's got a theory -- such a weirdie that he won't talk about it to anybody."

    The Galaxy Primes

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  • Also see my weak and pathetic objection to this definition on the page... what page was it... oh, mounting experiments solely to provoke WeirdNet.

    November 29, 2007

  • See chained_bear. :-)

    November 29, 2007

  • A Wordie given to baiting WeirdNET in the hope that it will provide fanciful and humorous definitions.

    November 29, 2007

  • But before Wordie, there was Plan 9 From Outer Space, in which Lt. John Harper utters the prescient words "I have a feeling we haven't seen the last of those weirdies."

    How right he was...

    October 14, 2007

  • Flickr Weirdies of the World.

    I could tell you about it, but then I'd have to kill you.

    October 12, 2007

  • I like!

    April 20, 2007

  • Title for the most irreverent and eccentric Wordies.

    April 20, 2007