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bizarrely Syllabification: bizarrely
Pronunciation: /biˈzärlē/

Definition of bizarrely in English:

adverb

1In a very strange or unusual manner: he often dressed bizarrely a small part of me is bizarrely fascinated
More example sentences
  • He brings a much needed dose of humor to the film in the role of the stubborn, bizarrely eccentric business manager.
  • In one of the laughably bad shots, he was posing in silhouette in a bizarrely darkened spot of his bedroom.
  • It's a bizarrely beautiful vignette that aggressively dismantles suburban America.
1.1 [sentence adverb] Used to express the opinion that something is very strange or unusual: bizarrely enough, everyone loved it
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  • He emotes with all the effectiveness of an effete dancer, which, bizarrely enough, ends up fleshing out his character's backstory.
  • The melody sometimes emerges in snatches which, bizarrely, seem to echo Bach, then Hindemith.
  • Somewhat bizarrely, given his sustained criticism of the government, he was awarded an MBE in 1986.

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