Adjective Definition


1.Definition: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

"The peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"

Related Adjective(s):curious, funny, odd, queer, rum, rummy, singular

2.Definition: characteristic of one only; distinctive or special

"The peculiar character of the Government of the U.S."

3.Definition: markedly different from the usual

"A peculiar hobby of stuffing and mounting bats", "A man...feels it a peculiar insult to be taunted with cowardice by a woman"

4.Definition: unique or specific to a person or thing or category

"A peculiar bond of sympathy between them", "An expression peculiar to Canadians", "Rights peculiar to the rich"

Related Adjective(s):particular, special

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