Something or a group of things that follow no criteria or pattern. A word often misused by morons who don't know very many other words.
Correct: The decay of a radioactive isotope is random.
This is correct because nobody can predict exactly when the atom will decay. It actually doesn't follow a pattern.

Incorrect: Lol! Here r sum randome people I just met.
This is incorrect because the people have been chosen by a number of criteria: they are people that happen to be closeby and people who are willing to talk to you.

Incorrect: LoL here R sum randome words that I am thinking of.
The words are not random because you have specifically chosen them on the criteria that they are "suprirsing" or "unusual".
von supaDISC 28. Februar 2005
Something that doesn't make sence or was unexpected. Can be used as a noun and a adjective.
When the turkey ate the flesh covered sausage it was mad random.

That's a random person.
von Stealth 15. Juli 2003
what words could possibly describe this one? these : usually something is considered random when it happens out of the blue , i.e. someone appearing unexpectedly or an event occurring when you least expect it. random is the best thing to ever happen in the history of the world.
While going on a random walk throughout the neighborhood, the two friends randomly saw them and preceeded to make a random dance throughout the street.
von KBKBKB 24. Juni 2003
Anyone who keeps guitar picks, sugar packets, stink bombs, computer chips with viruses on them, a palm pilot, and fortune cookie fortunes in their pockets all at the same time.
Random person: "Yeah and I also have a stink bomb somewhere in here...Crap! Where'd it go?"
Normal person: "Wow. I'm leaving."
von 120000417 28. September 2006
Noun: A woman who no one really knows at a party, but still sketches/sluts around like she knows everyone. Not necessarily a terrible or nuthugger, a random can be appealing to a drunk guy, and hooking up with her can result in props from friends.
Dude, Nate hooked up with a random last night!!

Looks like there are some fuckable randoms in this piece tonight!!

Calling someone a random is funny because its using an adjective as a noun.
von N.O. Treal 19. Dezember 2005
well the word random used to be a good word but now because all mindless teens no are sayin the word this word has become meaningless is totally over used .......... stop sayin random.
OmG that like like so totally random !!!
8me8 omg u stupid twat shut the fuck up n stop saying that god forsaked word!!!!
von samantha foster 22. September 2005
Suprising, but usually awsome:)
*2 people talking about school*
Person 1: Want a doughnut?
Person 2: Wow that was random!
von Agent n00beh 18. April 2005
when someone does something bizarre/inappropriate or out of the ordinary!
this dodgy lad who was on a training course with me used to try and impress everyone by doing something unusual at an inapropriate time so we nicknamed him Randy-Random lol, like stick his work up his shirt pretend he forgot where he put it and then in a mr.bean voice would pull it out and say, something stupid like JAM JARS AND CRAZY CARS WHAT THE HELL IS THIS BABY DOING HERE? Random!!!
von Trinkbar_Trina 29. März 2005

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