Definition of Peculiar in English :
Define Peculiar in English
Peculiar meaning in English
Meaning of Peculiar in English
Pronunciation of Peculiar in English
Peculiar pronunciation in English
Pronounce Peculiar in Englishsee synonyms of peculiar
beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
Example Sentences:'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'
unique or specific to a person or thing or category
Example Sentences:'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'
markedly different from the usual
Example Sentences:'a peculiar hobby of stuffing and mounting bats''a man...feels it a peculiar insult to be taunted with cowardice by a woman'
characteristic of one only; distinctive or special
Example Sentences:'the peculiar character of the Government of the U.S.'
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