bazaar vs bizarre : Common Errors in English

About bazaar vs bizarre

A “bazaar” is a market where miscellaneous goods are sold. “Bizarre,” in contrast, is an adjective meaning “strange,” “weird.”

bazaar Meaning(s)

  • (n) a shop where a variety of goods are sold
  • (n) a street of small shops (especially in Orient)
  • (n) a sale of miscellany; often for charity

bizarre Meaning(s)

  • (s) conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

bazaar in News

  1. Poorly Paid Interns Sue Condé Nast

    Following the big Black Swan unpaid intern win yesterday, former interns at Condé Nast have sued the magazine publisher for back wages. Matthew Leib a former New Yorker intern and Lauren Ballinger, who worked at W Magazine are represented by the same lawyers in both the Black Swan suit against Fox Entertainment and former interns at Hearst's Harpers' Bazaar and Cosmopolitan. The Hearst suit is ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  2. Saratoga 150 continues with ‘Bizarre Bazaar’

    SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Bizarre Bazaar, a Saratoga 150 event, is a unique sale of previously owned treasures to benefit the Race Track Chaplaincy of New York. 
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Saratogian

  3. Ripley's Bizarre Buying Bazaar collects more oddities

    The second day of Ripley's Bizarre Buying Bazaar included items such as rare tribal knives, oil portraits made of dog hair, a lamp made of a taxidermied chicken and an Adolf Hitler action figure.        
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Orlando Sentinel

bizarre in News

  1. BIZARRE BLOTTER: A giant, house-wrecking party, and other bizarre crimes

    Hundreds of teens crash a 16-year-old's movie night and do some serious damage to her parent's house; a Michigan golfer gets beaten and stabbed with a golf club; cops in California remember to water their criminals — those and other strange crimes in this edition of the bizarre blotter.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Dearborn Press & Guide

  2. Bizarre Call to 911

    (Riverton) – In one of the more bizarre calls to the Fremont County Emergency Dispatch Center is a report from yesterday that a woman at a home in the Gardens North area outside Riverton was ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Riverton Radio

  3. Bizarre blotter: Man charged with rape claims he was trying to save woman and other bizarre crimes

    Bizarre blotter
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch

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