weirdos

weirdo

[weer-doh]
noun, plural weirdos. Informal.
1.
an odd, eccentric, or unconventional person.
2.
a psychopath, especially a dangerous or vicious one; psycho: They caught the weirdo who attacked the children.

Origin:
1950–55; weird + -o

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weirdo or weirdie (ˈwɪədəʊ, ˈwɪədɪ)
 
n , pl -dos, -dies
informal a person who behaves in a bizarre or eccentric manner
 
weirdie or weirdie
 
n

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weirdo
"strange person," 1955, from weird. Cf. earlier Scot. weirdie (1894).
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