quirkish
adjective see quirk I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Quirkish — Quirk ish (kw[ e]rk [i^]sh), a. Consisting of quirks; resembling a quirk. Barrow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quirkish — quirk ► NOUN 1) a peculiar behavioural habit. 2) a strange chance occurrence: a quirk of fate. 3) a sudden twist, turn, or curve. DERIVATIVES quirkish adjective quirky adjective (quirkier, quirkiest) …   English terms dictionary

  • quirkish — quirkˈish adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑quirk …   Useful english dictionary

  • quirk — I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1565 1. a. an abrupt twist or curve b. a peculiar trait ; idiosyncrasy c. accident, vagary < a quirk of fate > 2. a groove separating a bead or other molding f …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • quirk — noun 1》 a peculiar behavioural habit. 2》 a strange chance occurrence. 3》 a sudden twist, turn, or curve. 4》 Architecture an acute hollow between convex or other mouldings. verb move or be moved suddenly or jerkily. Derivatives quirkish adjective… …   English new terms dictionary

  • specific — adj 1. exact, precise, pointed; made for, aimed for, directed toward, appropriate for, right for, good for; only good for or with, only effective on or with, only works on; pertinent to, apposite to, bearing upon, regarding, in respect to;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • quirk — ► NOUN 1) a peculiar behavioural habit. 2) a strange chance occurrence: a quirk of fate. 3) a sudden twist, turn, or curve. DERIVATIVES quirkish adjective quirky adjective (quirkier, quirkiest) …   English terms dictionary

  • quirkier — quirk ► NOUN 1) a peculiar behavioural habit. 2) a strange chance occurrence: a quirk of fate. 3) a sudden twist, turn, or curve. DERIVATIVES quirkish adjective quirky adjective (quirkier, quirkiest) …   English terms dictionary

  • quirkiest — quirk ► NOUN 1) a peculiar behavioural habit. 2) a strange chance occurrence: a quirk of fate. 3) a sudden twist, turn, or curve. DERIVATIVES quirkish adjective quirky adjective (quirkier, quirkiest) …   English terms dictionary

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