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Weird derives from the Anglo-Saxon word Wyrd, meaning fate or destiny. In modern English it has acquired the meaning of "strange or uncanny". It may also refer to:



Art, entertainment, and media


  • Weird US, a series of travel guides
  • The Weird, a 2012 anthology of weird fiction
  • Weird fiction, speculative literature written in the late 19th and early 20th century


Other art, entertainment, and media

Other uses

  • WEIRD, an acronym for "Western, educated, industrialized, rich and democratic", cultural identifier of psychology test subjects
  • Weird number, a natural number that is abundant but not semiperfect

See also