weird out(redirected from weirds someone out)
To cause someone to feel awkward, uneasy, or unusual. A noun or pronoun can be used between "weird" and "out." The grotesque imagery in this painting really weirds me out. He really used to weird out the whole class with the strange things he used to say in high school.
Acutely disturbed, awkward, or ill at ease. His advances left me feeling pretty weirded out, so I made an excuse and left the party. I know everyone was really weirded out by the noises coming from the attic.
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Sl. to become emotionally disturbed or unnerved; to flip out. The day was just gross. I thought I would weird out at noon. I weirded out at the news of Frankie's death.
Sl. disturbed or unnerved by drugs or events. I was totally weirded out and couldn't control myself. After the blowup, Fred was really weirded out.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. To cause someone to experience an odd, unusual, and sometimes uneasy sensation: I thought we were friends, so that argument really weirded me out. I weirded out that gas station attendant when I asked for the nearest gun store.
2. To experience an odd, unusual, and sometimes uneasy sensation: I weirded out when I noticed their resemblance to each other.
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in. to become emotionally disturbed or unnerved; to flip (out). (see also weirded out.) The day was just gross. I thought I would weird out at noon.
mod. disturbed or unnerved by drugs or events. I was totally weirded out and couldn’t control myself.
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