|Strange||Not previously known, seen, felt; not familiar
Never accept gifts from strange men.
She always wears odd clothes.
|Bizarre||Strange in appearance
This situation looks bizarre to me.
|Funny||Difficult to explain or understand; slightly insane
The car engine is making a funny noise.
A funny little man was walking down the street.
|Queer||Strange in an unpleasant way
This fish has a queer taste.
He has a weird hairstyle.
|Eerie||Causing a feeling of mystery and fear because it's strange
I heard an eerie scream coming from the house.
It’s eerie to walk through a dark forest at night.
|Freak||Very unusual event or action
It never rains like this here, it's a freak storm.
The region has been having a freak weather lately.
|Quaint||Attractively odd or old-fashioned
That lady has quaint old customs.
|Peculiar||Odd, in a troubling or displeasing way
I can distinguish that peculiar taste.
|Whimsical||Full of odd or playful behaviour
He's got a whimsical sense of humour.
|Fishy||(in slang) Strange, peculiar
This is a fishy business; I don't like it at all!
|Uncanny||Mysterious, not natural or usual
It was uncanny to hear his voice from such a distant place.
The painter drew fantastic shapes here.
|Curious||Strange and interesting
What a curious thing to say!
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