This word is now a noun as well as an adjective. It refers to a person whom you meet 'randomly', or whose identity or relation to anybody else is unknown. It is often used to refer to people you meet at parties or on nights out, whose names you don't know or forget, and whom you never see again.
You can also say 'random guy', 'random girl' etc.
"Who's that guy standing in the background of this photo with a mop on his head?"
-- "I dunno, just a random who followed us in off the street, I think. He slept in the shed."
"I didn't really know anybody there so I was just chatting to randoms all night."
(adj.) capricious, impossible to understand logically, vain or foolish. Often used to describe a choice no one would prefer, if he or she was thinking clearly.
Friend #1: What? Your high-school English teacher made your class study King Lear for your Shakespeare play and learn all about old age and inheritance struggles? Hey instead, you could have been reading Romeo and Juliet and learning about teenage stuff like bleeding love, unreasonable parents, irresponsible advisors, and roving gangs of testosterone-fuelled hotheads!
Friend #2: Well yeah, her choice was pretty random...we told her so, but she wouldn't listen to us! It was a long two months....
irrelevant, unexpected, unusual. or for a more technical definition, selected on no particular attributes.
i can't think of any. here, i will insert the word random.
That random condom you have in your wallet, glove box or your room, with no idea where you got it, or how long it has been there.
Person 1: "Dude, why is there a cherry condom in here?"
Person 2: "I dunno, it's a ran-dom."
MGO term = Randoms refer to when making a survival or tournament team in Metal Gear Online and you play with people who you and your fellow teammates are not familiar/don't know anything about...
Aw man I keep getting owned in tourny when i play with randoms. Let's recruit some people for our clan so that we play with people we know
A term used to define a new person. The new term for noob, generally used by online gamers and in gaming forums. On D2jsp.com, a random is a person thats new and only +1's topics for posts. This also can define users that are not liked by other more popular users, TheElite, JUVAHOLICS woof woof
, and Spdwar can be randoms on Pvp east.
Lajo is such a random for locking all those threads
A group of friends who do random things together, have the weirdest conversations and constantly fight over random topics like the "bra" groupchat. A group of randoms usually include one random guy and a girl who thinks that they're cool because their school is named after an airport. And three other awesome, but random girls. They have a lot of fun together and they sometimes miss one of the girls soo much that they spam her inbox with random texts.
-OMG, those people are soo cool they have to belong to a group of randoms.
- I wish I was invited to join the random facebook group, but im not cool enough
A synonym for "nobody." Used to refer to someone you consider to be so inconsequential that any effect their presence has on the situation could be just as effectively produced by any other person in the world instead of them.
A derogatory name to deny any uniqueness or individuality a person has.
Team Captain 1: "Prepare to lose the championship, fools!"
Team Captain 2: "Hah! As if you could defeat us pros with a bunch of randoms you found on the street!"