weird

The Correct spelling is: weird

Common misspellings of the word weird are:

How do you spell weird?. It is not eird or ewird or weard or weerd or weid or weidr or weir or werd or werid or wierd or even wird for that matter!

  • adj., weird·er, weird·est.
    1. Of, relating to, or suggestive of the preternatural or supernatural.
    2. Of a strikingly odd or unusual character; strange.
    3. Archaic. Of or relating to fate or the Fates.
    n.
      1. Fate; destiny.
      2. One's assigned lot or fortune, especially when evil.
    1. often Weird Greek & Roman Mythology. One of the Fates.
    tr. & intr.v., weird·ed, weird·ing, weirds.

    Slang. To experience or cause to experience an odd, unusual, and sometimes uneasy sensation. Often used with out.

    [Middle English werde, fate, having power to control fate, from Old English wyrd, fate.]

    weirdly weird'ly adv.
    weirdness weird'ness n.

    SYNONYMS  weird, eerie, uncanny, unearthly. These adjectives refer to what is of a mysteriously strange, usually frightening nature. Weird may suggest the operation of supernatural influences, or merely the odd or unusual: “The person of the house gave a weird little laugh” (Charles Dickens). “There is a weird power in a spoken word” (Joseph Conrad). Something eerie inspires fear or uneasiness and implies a sinister influence: “At nightfall on the marshes, the thing was eerie and fantastic to behold” (Robert Louis Stevenson). Uncanny refers to what is unnatural and peculiarly unsettling: “The queer stumps … had uncanny shapes, as of monstrous creatures” (John Galsworthy). Something unearthly seems so strange and unnatural as to come from or belong to another world: “He could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din” (Henry Kingsley).


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