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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.quirky - informal terms; strikingly unconventional
unconventional - not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"
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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.
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quirky

adjective
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Translations
kummallinenomituinen
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quirky

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

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

adj (+er) person, characterschrullig
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quirky

[ˈkwɜːkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → stravagante, capriccioso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Percy Grainger folksong settings evoked memories of Peter Pears and Judith Weir's Scotch Minstrelsy, quirkily arranged, intensified the perhaps inappropriate preponderance of death and decay
Blake was always the high priest of spiritual revolt and his mythical but highly critical visions created a quirkily original cosmogony where the superhero, demons and angels (the dividing line between the two for Blake was often hazy) recall Michelangelo's imaginative figures in his drawings.
Close knit buddies could easily relate to the personal dramas of the six Friends characters ( who frequently gathered at each other's apartments and shared sofa space at New York's quirkily named Central Perk coffeehouse.
album, and is quirkily comprised of tunes inspired by Scottish and French folk music.
The images themselves are quirkily imagined, like dance music pioneers Karl O'Connor and Anthony Child (DJ Surgeon) hanging by their fingertips from a beam at Birmingham's trendiest derelict factory, the Chuck Works.
The quirkily named building in the Jewellery Quarter is home to dozens of creative businesses including traditional jewellers, contemporary designer makers, model agencies, music promoters and new media companies.
Heavy oak beams are exposed throughout and the windows are quirkily uneven, running the length of the property.
It's tantalisingly risque and is quirkily known as the T set, the triangular cup bra comes with double shoestring straps and metallic front fastener and a tiny one-sized brief, which adjusts at the side with a metal clip.
Quirkily, thirty per cent of players use the lucky dip on a Wednesday, but a lower number, 28 per cent, use it on a Saturday.
In another, Sir Paul quirkily managed to include his own foot in a picture of Linda, lying on a mattress outdoors.
It should be enjoyable and at the same time quirkily engrossing," he said.
The film gets its crowd-pleasing boost from a quirkily realized and fast-paced first half, but botches its auspicious start when it soon degenerates into a mawkish melodrama that is weighed down further by its characters' maudlin rambling.