Definition of 'peculiar'

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Example sentences containing 'peculiar'

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He was about to make his excuses when Mr Halloran asked him a peculiar question. Bringle, Mary DEATH OF AN UNKNOWN MAN (2001)Nora knew she was about to slide into the dream by the peculiar silence that attended her sleep. Bringle, Mary DEATH OF AN UNKNOWN MAN (2001)Something in her tone reached Sam and he stood still, looking at her with peculiar alertness. Ferrars, Elizabeth MURDER MOVES IN (2001)The peculiar framing she had uncovered there would be no accident, either. Laurie R. King FOLLY (2001)

Synonyms of 'peculiar'

specific to, characteristic of, restricted to, appropriate to

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Translations for 'peculiar'

British English: peculiar /pɪˈkjuːlɪə/ ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone or something as peculiar, you think that they are strange or unusual, often in an unpleasant way.
I thought it tasted peculiar.
  • American English: peculiar
  • Arabic: غَرِيبٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esquisito
  • Chinese: 奇特的
  • Croatian: čudan
  • Czech: podivný
  • Danish: ejendommelig
  • Dutch: vreemd
  • European Spanish: peculiar
  • Finnish: kummallinen
  • French: étrange
  • German: seltsam
  • Greek: αλλόκοτος
  • Italian: singolare
  • Japanese: 変な
  • Korean: 특유한
  • Norwegian: besynderlig
  • Polish: właściwy
  • European Portuguese: esquisito
  • Romanian: ciudat
  • Russian: своеобразный
  • Spanish: peculiar
  • Swedish: underlig
  • Thai: ประหลาด
  • Turkish: tuhaf
  • Ukrainian: чудний
  • Vietnamese: lạ thường


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