Etymology
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weirdo (n.)

"strange person," 1955, from weird. Compare earlier Scottish weirdie "young man with long hair and a beard" (1894).

updated on March 26, 2014

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Definitions of weirdo from WordNet

weirdo (n.)
someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric;
Synonyms: creep / weirdie / weirdy / spook
weirdo (n.)
someone deranged and possibly dangerous;
Synonyms: crazy / loony / looney / nutcase
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