—adj. 1. unusual, extraordinary, or curious; odd; queer: a strange remark to make. 2. estranged, alienated, etc., as a result of being out of one's natural environment: In Bombay I felt strange. 3. situated, belonging, or coming from outside of one's own locality; foreign: to move to a strange place; strange religions. 4. outside of one's previous experience; hitherto unknown; unfamiliar: strange faces; strange customs. 5. unaccustomed to or inexperienced in; unacquainted (usually fol. by to): I'm strange to this part of the job. 6. distant or reserved; shy.