Weird out – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

August 9, 2011 By Angela Boothroyd

To weird someone out is to make them feel very uncomfortable or uneasy.

This expression is ofen use in the passive.

If you are weirded out by something you feel uncomfortable or uneasy about it.

This expression is slang.

weird (adjective) very strange or bizarre

To creep somone out has the same meaning.

Examples of use:

1. That abandoned house really weirds me out.

2. Your neighbour totally weirds me out when he stares at us from his window.

3. I don’t like watching horror films: they weird me out.

4. Her behaviour was weirding me out.

5. They felt a bit weirded out when they first arrived at the nudist camp to repair the heating system.

infinitive weird out
present simple weird out and weirds out
-ing form weirding out
past simple weirded out
past participle weirded out

Can you write a sentence using this expression?

Can you think of something that has weirded you out?

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