quirkiness


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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:
Noun1.quirkiness - a strange attitude or habit
strangeness, unfamiliarity - unusualness as a consequence of not being well known

quirkiness

noun
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quirkiness

[ˈkwɜːkɪnɪs] Nrareza f

quirkiness

[ˈkwɜːrkinɪs] n [person] → originalité f; [behaviour] → caractère m inattendu

quirkiness

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