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Weird vs. Crazy: What's the Difference?

Edited by Sumera Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 28, 2023
There is no difference between "Weird" and "Weird"; they are the same word with the same spelling and meaning.

Key Differences

When discussing "Weird" and "Weird", it's important to note that they are identical in every aspect. They both have the same spelling, pronunciation, and meaning.
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The term "Weird" refers to something that is strange, unusual, or unexpected. Regardless of how many times we mention "Weird" and "Weird" in a sentence or paragraph, their meaning remains unchanged.
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One might wonder why someone would compare "Weird" with "Weird". Perhaps there's confusion or a typographical error. In any case, both instances refer to the same concept of strangeness or peculiarity.
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Another aspect to consider is that, in the English language, the same word can't have two distinct meanings based solely on capitalization or context. Therefore, "Weird" and "Weird" are indistinguishable in meaning and use.
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Comparison Chart

Definition

Strange or unusual
Strange or unusual
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Usage

Describes something odd
Describes something odd
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Part of Speech

Adjective
Adjective
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Synonyms

Peculiar, odd, bizarre
Peculiar, odd, bizarre
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Antonyms

Normal, usual
Normal, usual
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Weird and Crazy Definitions

Weird

Eliciting a feeling of supernatural unease.
The old mansion gave off a weird vibe.
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Crazy

Connected with the supernatural or uncanny.
There's a weird aura in this old mansion.
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Weird

Characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits.
His choice of attire was rather weird.
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Crazy

Strikingly different from the norm.
That's a weird design for a chair.
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Weird

Strikingly odd or unusual.
That movie had a weird twist at the end.
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Crazy

Not anticipated based on prior knowledge or experience.
It's weird to find snow in the desert.
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Weird

Deviating from what's expected or normal.
It's weird to see him act so shy.
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Crazy

Inducing feelings of unease or awkwardness.
The silence during dinner was weird.
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Weird

Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange
He lives in a weird old house on a dark street. Your neighbor is said to be a little weird. I felt a little weird after drinking that tea.
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Crazy

Mentally deranged.
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Weird

Suggestive of the supernatural
Weird stories about ghosts.
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Crazy

(Informal) Odd or eccentric in behavior.
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Weird

(Archaic)Of or relating to fate or the Fates.
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Crazy

Possessed by enthusiasm or excitement
The crowd at the game went crazy.
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Weird

Fate; destiny.
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Crazy

Immoderately fond; infatuated
Was crazy about boys.
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Weird

One's assigned lot or fortune, especially when evil.
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Crazy

Intensely involved or preoccupied
Is crazy about cars and racing.
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Weird

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

Foolish or impractical; senseless
A crazy scheme for making quick money.
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Weird

Having an unusually strange character or behaviour.
There are lots of weird people in this place.
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Crazy

Intensely annoyed or irritated
It makes me crazy when you don't tell me you're going to be late.
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Weird

Deviating from the normal; bizarre.
It was quite weird to bump into all my ex-girlfriends on the same day.
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Crazy

Disorderly or askew
One of the old window shutters hung at a crazy angle.
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Weird

(archaic) Of or pertaining to the Fates.
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Crazy

(Informal) Extremely; very
That restaurant's always crazy busy on weekends, but it's worth the wait.
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Weird

(archaic) Connected with fate or destiny; able to influence fate.
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Crazy

One who is or appears to be mentally deranged
"To them she is not a brusque crazy, but 'appropriately passionate'" (Mary McGrory).
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Weird

(archaic) Of or pertaining to witches or witchcraft; supernatural; unearthly; suggestive of witches, witchcraft, or unearthliness; wild; uncanny.
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Crazy

Of unsound mind; insane; demented.
His ideas were both frightening and crazy.
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Weird

(archaic) Having supernatural or preternatural power.
There was a weird light shining above the hill.
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Crazy

Out of control.
When she gets on the motorcycle she goes crazy.
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Weird

(archaic) Fate; destiny; luck.
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Crazy

Very excited or enthusiastic.
He went crazy when he won.
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Weird

A prediction.
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Crazy

In love; experiencing romantic feelings.
Why is she so crazy about him?
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Weird

A spell or charm.
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Crazy

(informal) Very unexpected; wildly surprising.
The game had a crazy ending.
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Weird

That which comes to pass; a fact.
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Crazy

(obsolete) Flawed or damaged; unsound, liable to break apart; ramshackle.
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Weird

The Fates (personified).
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Crazy

(obsolete) Sickly, frail; diseased.
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Weird

(informal) Weirdness.
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Crazy

(slang) Very, extremely.
That trick was crazy good.
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Weird

(transitive) To destine; doom; change by witchcraft or sorcery.
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Crazy

An insane or eccentric person; a crackpot.
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Weird

(transitive) To warn solemnly; adjure.
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Crazy

Eccentric behaviour; lunacy; craziness.
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Weird

(nonstandard) In a strange manner.
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Crazy

Characterized by weakness or feebleness; decrepit; broken; falling to decay; shaky; unsafe.
Piles of mean andcrazy houses.
One of great riches, but a crazy constitution.
They . . . got a crazy boat to carry them to the island.
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Weird

Fate; destiny; one of the Fates, or Norns; also, a prediction.
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Crazy

Broken, weakened, or dissordered in intellect; shattered; demented; deranged.
Over moist and crazy brains.
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Weird

A spell or charm.
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Crazy

Inordinately desirous; foolishly eager.
The girls were crazy to be introduced to him.
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Weird

Of or pertaining to fate; concerned with destiny.
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Crazy

Someone deranged and possibly dangerous
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Weird

Of or pertaining to witchcraft; caused by, or suggesting, magical influence; supernatural; unearthly; wild; as, a weird appearance, look, sound, etc.
Myself too had weird seizures.
Those sweet, low tones, that seemed like a weird incantation.
The weird sisters, hand in hand,Posters of the sea and land.
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Crazy

Affected with madness or insanity;
A man who had gone mad
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Weird

To foretell the fate of; to predict; to destine to.
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Crazy

Foolish; totally unsound;
An impractical solution
A crazy scheme
Half-baked ideas
A screwball proposal without a prayer of working
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Weird

Fate personified; one of the three Weird Sisters
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Crazy

Marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness;
She was crazy about him
Gaga over the rock group's new album
He was infatuated with her
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Weird

Suggesting the operation of supernatural influences;
An eldritch screech
The three weird sisters
Stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures
An unearthly light
He could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din
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Crazy

Possessed by inordinate excitement;
The crowd went crazy
Was crazy to try his new bicycle
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Weird

Strikingly odd or unusual;
Some trick of the moonlight; some weird effect of shadow
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Crazy

Bizarre or fantastic;
Had a crazy dream
Wore a crazy hat
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Weird

Beyond the ordinary or usual.
She has a weird talent for remembering numbers.
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Crazy

Intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with;
Crazy about cars and racing
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Crazy

Displaying peculiar behavior or characteristics.
She has a weird habit of talking to plants.
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FAQs

Can "Weird" be used as a noun?

Not commonly, but in older English, "weird" referred to fate or destiny.
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What does "Weird" mean?

It means strange or unusual.
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Are "Weird" and "Weird" different words?

No, they are the same word.
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Is it offensive to call someone "Weird"?

It depends on context and tone. It can be playful or pejorative.
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Is there a noun form of "Weird"?

Yes, "weirdness" refers to the quality of being weird.
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How is "Weird" pronounced?

It's pronounced as /wɪrd/.
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Is "Weird" a commonly used word?

Yes, it's commonly used to describe unusual situations or things.
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Is the comparison between "Weird" and "Weird" a typographical error?

It seems likely, as they are the same word.
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Can "Weird" be used as a verb?

It's not standard, but colloquially, some might use "weird out" to mean "to make someone feel uneasy."
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Can "Weird" be used to describe a person?

Yes, e.g., "She's a weird but wonderful friend."
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Are there other spellings of "Weird"?

No, "Weird" is the standard spelling. Remember the adage: "i before e except after c, or when sounding like 'a' as in 'neighbor' or 'weigh'... or 'weird'."
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How can I use "Weird" in a sentence?

"It's weird that it's snowing in the summer."
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Are there any idioms with the word "Weird"?

Yes, like "weird and wonderful," meaning strange but in a positive or fascinating way.
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Is "Weird" derived from another language?

It has Old English origins, from "wyrd" meaning "fate".
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How can I describe something extremely weird?

You can say "incredibly weird," "super weird," or "bizarre."
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