Fashion can summon the strange, can subjugate the body and render it alien just as readily as it can highlight every curve.
The speech ended abruptly, and that was a strange note on which to end it.
It was so strange, because my friends were backstage just like, “Man, you see how different it is how they rock and we rock?”
But what drew you to this strange character—a mentally ill woman caring for a baby doll?
The British press I think picked up that story in a sort of strange way.
The ceiling of this strange room was now their floor, but Rawson was not deceived.
strange, by what slender threads our lives are knitted to each other!
"It is certainly a strange medley of color," Tranter admitted.
Harriett felt nothing but a strange, solemn excitement and exaltation.
Estelle looked at them but, strange to say, there was no look of recognition in her eyes.
late 13c., "from elsewhere, foreign, unknown, unfamiliar," from Old French estrange (French étrange) "foreign, alien," from Latin extraneus "foreign, external," from extra "outside of" (see extra). Sense of "queer, surprising" is attested from late 14c. Stranger, attested from late 14c., never picked up the secondary sense of the adjective. As a form of address to an unknown person, it is recorded from 1817, American English rural colloquial. Meaning "one who has stopped visiting" is recorded from 1520s.