WEIRD WEIRD WEIRD. Ew that guy is so weird. Weirdo. Weird. But why WEIRD????? Weird is a word used to describe someone who in your opinion is abnormal. The word weird originates from an old English word by the name of wyrd which means chance or destiny. In lots of European languages “weird” is used to describe some one who has supernatural or preternatural powers. So hopefully the next time you say the word weird you know where it originates from.