What it means: adjective meaning without aim, pattern, or purpose; by chance; every member of a set having an equal probability of being chosen
“You begin Scrabble with a random selection of seven letter tiles.” I ♥ Scrabble!
- slang: something unexpectedly irrelevant but often amusing
- “I watched this great movies last night; it was about… Whoa, look at that squirrel!”
- “Dude, random.”
From ME “succession, surge,” from Anglo-French randun (randon) “speed, violence,” from OF randir “to run, to gallop,” of Germanic origin (possibly from OHG rinnan “to run”)
Why I chose it: I dunno … I picked it at random.