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Definition of PECULIAR
Pronunciation : PECULIAR

Adjective : PECULIAR

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior" ;

  • 2. (

    ) unique or specific to a person or thing or category; "the particular demands of the job"; "has a particular preference for Chinese art"; "a peculiar bond of sympathy between them"; "an expression peculiar to Canadians"; "rights peculiar to the rich"; "the special features of a computer"; "my own special chair" ;

  • 3. (

    ) markedly different from the usual; "a peculiar hobby of stuffing and mounting bats"; "a man...feels it a peculiar insult to be taunted with cowardice by a woman"-Virginia Woolf ;

  • 4. (

    ) characteristic of one only; distinctive or special; "the peculiar character of the Government of the U.S."- R.B.Taney ;


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