Definition of 'quirk'
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The choice still threw up some odd quirks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The result is a place with twisted streets hosting an array of architectural quirks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Part of the explanation lies in statistical quirks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But was this just an uncanny statistical quirk or can animals really predict the future? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was also the place in which his intellectual grasp of the quirks of organisational behaviour matured into practical political skills. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The timetable has some unusual quirks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's one of the oddest quirks in music history. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We had three bottles, all with their own surprises and quirks of character. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These championships crave quirks of character, a dash of controversy or an unlikely story. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Surely these quirks and habits are what make us human, individual. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I wonder what she tells her friends about what she considers your unusual quirks? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Just when you thought that you had the measure of any one of them, another quirk of character surfaced. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The idea of this award is not to take note of statistical quirks, it is to salute genuine greatness. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I have very good friends who are tolerant of each other's foibles and quirks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is where it pays to spend time just being with your horse, watching him and getting to know his funny little quirks and habits. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)So, how to live with the lovable quirks and foibles that so quickly will become the grit in the Vaseline of your relationship? Times, Sunday Times (2009)OK, so maybe it's just a statistical quirk. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now I should point out that all three did have English as their second language and each with their own cultural quirks and foibles. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'quirk'
British English: quirk NOUN
A quirk is something unusual or interesting that happens by chance.
By a quirk of fate, the pair have been drawn to meet in the first round of the championship.
Definition of quirk from the Collins English Dictionary
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