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# Having [[supernatural]] or [[preternatural]] [[power]]. # Having [[supernatural]] or [[preternatural]] [[power]].
# Having an unusually [[strange]] character or behaviour. # Having an unusually [[strange]] character or behaviour.
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'''Weird''' may refer to: '''Weird''' may refer to:
-*[[Weird (comics)]], a fictional DC Comics character 
-*[[Weird (Hanson song)|"Weird" (Hanson song)]], a song written and performed by the American pop rock band Hanson 
*[["Weird Al" Yankovic]] (born 1959), American musician and parodist *[["Weird Al" Yankovic]] (born 1959), American musician and parodist
*[[Weird fiction]], speculative literature written in the late 19th and early 20th century *[[Weird fiction]], speculative literature written in the late 19th and early 20th century
-*[[Weird number]], a natural number that is abundant but not semiperfect+*[[Weird Tales]], magazine
*''[[The Weird]]'', a 2012 anthology of weird fiction *''[[The Weird]]'', a 2012 anthology of weird fiction
-*"Weird", a song from Hilary Duff's ''[[Hilary Duff (album)|Hilary Duff]]''+==Etymology==
-*a acronym for [[Westernized]] [[Educated]] [[Industrialized]] [[Rich (disambiguation)|Rich]] and [[Democratized]]+From Old English ''[[wyrd]]'' ("that which happens, fate, chance, fortune, destiny, Fate, the Fates, Providence, event, phenomenon, transaction, fact, deed").
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==See also== ==See also==
*[[New Weird America]], a subgenre of psychedelic folk music of the mid-late 2000s *[[New Weird America]], a subgenre of psychedelic folk music of the mid-late 2000s
-*[[Weirdo (disambiguation)]] 
*[[Wyrd]], an Anglo-Saxon concept of fate *[[Wyrd]], an Anglo-Saxon concept of fate
 +*[[W.E.I.R.D.]], acronym, describes populations that are Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic
== See also (2) == == See also (2) ==
*"[[odd]], [[uncanny]]", see [[grotesque]], [[confusion]], [[freak]], [[surprise]]. *"[[odd]], [[uncanny]]", see [[grotesque]], [[confusion]], [[freak]], [[surprise]].
 +*[[Weirdo (magazine)]], a magazine sized comics anthology created by Robert Crumb
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  1. Having supernatural or preternatural power.
  2. Having an unusually strange character or behaviour.
  3. Deviating from the normal; bizarre.

Weird may refer to:

Etymology

From Old English wyrd ("that which happens, fate, chance, fortune, destiny, Fate, the Fates, Providence, event, phenomenon, transaction, fact, deed").

See also

  • New Weird America, a subgenre of psychedelic folk music of the mid-late 2000s
  • Wyrd, an Anglo-Saxon concept of fate
  • W.E.I.R.D., acronym, describes populations that are Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic

See also (2)




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