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quirk

 (kwûrk)
n.
1. A peculiarity of behavior; an idiosyncrasy: "Every man had his own quirks and twists" (Harriet Beecher Stowe).
2. An unpredictable or unaccountable act or event; a vagary: a quirk of fate.
3. A sudden sharp turn or twist: a quirk of the head.
4. Architecture A lengthwise groove on a molding between the convex upper part and the soffit.
5. Archaic An equivocation; a quibble.

[Origin unknown.]

quirk′i·ly adv.
quirk′i·ness n.
quirk′y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.quirky - informal terms; strikingly unconventional
unconventional - not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"

quirky

adjective odd, unusual, eccentric, idiosyncratic, curious, peculiar, unpredictable, rum (Brit. slang), singular, fanciful, whimsical, capricious, offbeat, out there (slang) We've developed a reputation for being quite quirky and original.

quirky

adjective
Translations
kummallinenomituinen
indiossincráticopróprio de alguémúnico

quirky

[ˈkwɜːkɪ] ADJ (quirkier (compar) (quirkiest (superl))) [humour, behaviour, style] → raro, peculiar; [person] → raro, estrafalario

quirky

[ˈkwɜːrki] adj [person, appearance] → original(e); [behaviour] → inattendu(e); [sense of humour, film, book] → décalé(e)

quirky

adj (+er) person, characterschrullig

quirky

[ˈkwɜːkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → stravagante, capriccioso/a
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