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peculiar

pe·cu·liar

peculiar

 
pronunciation:
pih kyul yr
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: odd, strange, or unusual.
a peculiar shapea peculiar ideaa peculiar smell
 
synonyms:
curious, funny, odd, queer, singular, strange, weird
antonyms:
ordinary
similar words:
aberrant, abnormal, anomalous, atypical, balmy, bizarre, eccentric, fantastic, grotesque, irregular, offbeat, outlandish, particular, quizzical, unearthly, unusual
definition 2: belonging distinctively or uniquely to a person, group, thing, or situation.
a habit that is peculiar to bats
synonyms:
characteristic, specific, typical
similar words:
distinctive, exclusive, intrinsic, limited, particular, proper, special, unique
definition 3: distinct or unique.
his peculiar strengths
synonyms:
distinct, distinctive, individual, unique
antonyms:
ordinary
similar words:
characteristic, particular, special, specific
derivation: peculiarly (adv.)