a.1.Belonging to another country; foreign.
One of the strange queen's lords.
- Shak.
2.Of or pertaining to others; not one's own; not pertaining to one's self; not domestic.
3.Not before known, heard, or seen; new.
4.Not according to the common way; novel; odd; unusual; irregular; extraordinary; unnatural; queer.
5.Reserved; distant in deportment.
She may be strange and shy at first, but will soon learn to love thee.
- Hawthorne.
6.Backward; slow.
Who, loving the effect, would not be strange
In favoring the cause.
- Beau. & Fl.
7.Not familiar; unaccustomed; inexperienced.
In thy fortunes am unlearned and strange.
- Shak.
Strange sail
(Naut.) an unknown vessel.
Strange woman
(Script.) a harlot.
To make it strange
a - To assume ignorance, suspicion, or alarm, concerning it
- Prov. v. 3.
b - To make it a matter of difficulty.
- Shak.
To make strange
a - To profess ignorance or astonishment
- Chaucer.
b - To assume the character of a stranger
- Gen. xlii. 7.
Most strange, but yet most truly, will I speak.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To alienate; to estrange.
v. i.1.To be estranged or alienated.
2.To wonder; to be astonished.
Adj.1.strange - being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has"
Synonyms: unusual
familiar - within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange; "familiar ordinary objects found in every home"; "a familiar everyday scene"; "a familiar excuse"; "a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences"
2.strange - not known before; "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house"
Synonyms: unknown
3.strange - not at ease or comfortable; "felt strange among so many important people"
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