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Wierd vs. Weird: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 13, 2023
"Wierd" is a common misspelling. The correct spelling is "Weird," describing something strange or unusual.

Which is correct: Wierd or Weird

How to spell Weird?

Wierd is Incorrect

Weird is Correct

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Key Differences

Visualize a "weird" creature with a big "E" before "I" on its body.
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Use the mnemonic: "We are weird," emphasizing the "we" at the beginning.
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Think of "weird" as an "eerie" word, both have "e" before "i".
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Associate "weird" with the word "wield," as both have "ei."
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Remember the phrase: "I before E, except after C," but "weird" is an exception to this rule.
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Weird Definitions

"Weird" refers to something supernatural or uncanny.
They told stories of weird creatures in the woods.
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"Weird" can also mean fate or destiny, especially in the phrase "the Weird Sisters."
The play featured the Weird Sisters as prophetic characters.
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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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Suggestive of the supernatural
Weird stories about ghosts.
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(Archaic)Of or relating to fate or the Fates.
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Fate; destiny.
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One's assigned lot or fortune, especially when evil.
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Slang To experience or cause to experience an odd, unusual, and sometimes uneasy sensation. Often used with out.
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Having an unusually strange character or behaviour.
There are lots of weird people in this place.
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Deviating from the normal; bizarre.
It was quite weird to bump into all my ex-girlfriends on the same day.
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(archaic) Of or pertaining to the Fates.
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(archaic) Connected with fate or destiny; able to influence fate.
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(archaic) Of or pertaining to witches or witchcraft; supernatural; unearthly; suggestive of witches, witchcraft, or unearthliness; wild; uncanny.
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(archaic) Having supernatural or preternatural power.
There was a weird light shining above the hill.
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(archaic) Fate; destiny; luck.
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A prediction.
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A spell or charm.
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That which comes to pass; a fact.
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The Fates (personified).
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(informal) Weirdness.
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(transitive) To destine; doom; change by witchcraft or sorcery.
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(transitive) To warn solemnly; adjure.
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(nonstandard) In a strange manner.
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Fate; destiny; one of the Fates, or Norns; also, a prediction.
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Of or pertaining to fate; concerned with destiny.
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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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To foretell the fate of; to predict; to destine to.
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Fate personified; one of the three Weird Sisters
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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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Strikingly odd or unusual;
Some trick of the moonlight; some weird effect of shadow
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"Weird" can mean strikingly strange or unusual.
She has the weirdest taste in music.
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"Weird" suggests something mysteriously different.
He felt a weird vibe in the room.
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"Weird" might describe an unexpected twist of fate.
It's weird how things turned out.
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FAQs

Why is it called Weird?

The term "Weird" comes from Old English "wyrd" meaning "fate" or "destiny."
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What is the root word of Weird?

The root word is Old English "wyrd" which means "fate."
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Which conjunction is used with Weird?

Standard conjunctions like "and", "but", and "or" can be used with "Weird."
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Sep 13, 2023

Is Weird a noun or adjective?

"Weird" is primarily an adjective but can also be a noun, especially in literary contexts.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 13, 2023

Is Weird a negative or positive word?

"Weird" is neutral but often has a negative connotation.
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Sep 13, 2023

Is Weird an abstract noun?

In its rare usage as a noun referring to fate, it can be considered abstract.
Harlon Moss
Sep 13, 2023

What is the verb form of Weird?

"Weird" itself is not a verb. However, "weird out" is a phrasal verb meaning to make someone feel uneasy.
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What is the pronunciation of Weird?

"Weird" is pronounced as /wɪərd/.
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Which vowel is used before Weird?

The letter "a" can be used before "weird" as in "a weird."
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Is Weird a countable noun?

When used as a noun (rare), it can be countable.
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Is the word Weird imperative?

No, "Weird" is not an imperative verb.
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What is the singular form of Weird?

"Weird" in its adjective form is singular.
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Which preposition is used with Weird?

Various prepositions like "about", "of", or "for" can be used with "Weird."
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Is Weird an adverb?

No, "Weird" is not an adverb.
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Sep 13, 2023

What is the plural form of Weird?

The adjective "weird" doesn't have a plural, but the noun form can be pluralized as "weirds."
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Is the Weird term a metaphor?

By itself, no, but it can be used metaphorically.
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How many syllables are in Weird?

"Weird" has one syllable.
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Sep 13, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Weird?

The whole word "Weird" is stressed as it's just one syllable.
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Sep 13, 2023

What is the opposite of Weird?

The opposite of "Weird" is "normal."
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Which determiner is used with Weird?

Determiners like "this", "that", "my", etc., can be used with "Weird."
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How do we divide Weird into syllables?

"Weird" is one syllable and doesn't divide further.
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What part of speech is Weird?

"Weird" is primarily an adjective.
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What is another term for Weird?

Another term for "Weird" is "peculiar."
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Which article is used with Weird?

The articles "a" or "an" can be used with "Weird," depending on phonetic context.
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Is Weird a vowel or consonant?

"Weird" is a word composed of both vowels and consonants.
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What is the first form of Weird?

"Weird" as an adjective doesn't have verb forms.
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Is Weird a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
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