Definition of bizarrerie in English:


Line breaks: bi¦zar|rerie
Pronunciation: /bɪˈzɑːrəri

noun (plural bizarreries)

  • A thing considered extremely strange and unusual, especially in an amusing way: [mass noun]: they were connoisseurs of bizarrerie
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    • But where in the Iliad we still encounter bizarrerie, in Troy the visual and sexual could not be more ordinary despite the virtual scenery.
    • This episode, we can agree, adds a new chapter to the annals of bizarrerie.
    • Sometimes he proceeds with full force, but his own powers trip him up; originality becomes bizarrerie, genius begets monsters.


mid 18th century: from French, from bizarre.

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