Definition of Quirkiness

1. Noun. A strange attitude or habit.

Exact synonyms: Crotchet, Oddity, Queerness, Quirk
Generic synonyms: Strangeness, Unfamiliarity
Derivative terms: Crotchety, Queer, Quirky, Quirky



Definition of Quirkiness

1. Noun. The state of being quirky ¹

2. Noun. A specific quirky aspect of a person or thing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quirkiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quirkiness

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Literary usage of Quirkiness

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1. Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web by David Weinberger (2002)
"For all her oddness, her quirkiness, her postmodern irony, .Zannah is the norm of the Web. She is what's ordinary. The real problem we face with the Web is ..."

2. Lectures on the Rise and Development of Medieval Architecture by George Gilbert Scott (1879)
"The little stumpy columns with gigantic capitals, and all the thousand- ancl-one pieces of quirkiness which one sees, are things which, I confess, ..."

3. Dutch Type by Jan Middendorp (2004)
"Both fonts are beautifully made, respectful interpretations of the original, although the Bold especially lacks some of the quirkiness of Reiner's design. ..."

4. Crimson Architectural Historians 1994-2002 by Stichting Rotterdam-Maaskant (2002)
"This has left a continuous strip of left-over spaces of such size and with such quirkiness of form that there is no district in Rotterdam that does not abut ..."

5. Vancouver, Victoria and Whistler by Ulysses Travel Guides Staff (2006)
"The service is friendly and you can't beat the place for quirkiness or price. •0(250) 385-5380 or 800-998-6688 ..."

6. Adventure Guide to Texas by Kimberly Young (1999)
"Texas has created an aura around the world of unabashed quirkiness and of co-existence with the wild earth. ..."

7. Britain TM: Renewing Our Identity by Mark Leonard (1997)
"We have a history of eccentricity and quirkiness, and an ethos that values individuality, non-conformity, new ideas and difference. ..."

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