Definition of Quirky

1. Adjective. Informal terms; strikingly unconventional.

Exact synonyms: Far-out, Kinky, Offbeat, Way-out
Similar to: Unconventional
Derivative terms: Kink, Quirk, Quirkiness



Definition of Quirky

1. a. Full of quirks; tricky; as, a quirky lawyer.

Definition of Quirky

1. Adjective. Given to quirks or idiosyncrasies; strange in a somewhat silly, awkward manner, potentially cute. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quirky

1. peculiar [adj QUIRKIER, QUIRKIEST] : QUIRKILY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quirky

quiritation
quirites
quirk
quirk bead
quirk molding
quirk moulding
quirked
quirkier
quirkiest
quirkily
quirkiness
quirkinesses
quirking
quirkish
quirks
quirky (current term)
quirky subject
quirky subjects
quirkyalone
quirkyalones
quirn
quirns
quirpele
quirpeles
quirt
quirted
quirting
quirts
quisle
quisling

Literary usage of Quirky

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1. Unseen I Slipped Awayby Maurice Nio by Maurice Nio (2004)
"Perhaps the quirky angular folds in the facade are the building's finest feature. The projecting and reentrant angles are the anchor points of a broken line ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"He's such a quirky lad. He seemed to me a very quirky man. QUITE BETTER.—Always used for Quite well. Oh, he's quilt better, he started to work of Monday. ..."

3. A Glossary of Words Used in South-west Lincolnshire: (Wapentake of Graffoe) by Robert Eden George Cole (1886)
"I'm quiet hagg'd out. They'd quiet a grand do. quirky, adj.—Playful, sportive. He's such a. quirky lad. He seemed to me a very quirky man. QUITE BETTER. ..."

4. Costa Rica Alive! by Bruce Morris (2002)
"The hotel is unique, quirky, artfully planned, and the service is designed to ... This is a hotel for people who appreciate the quirky nature of artists. ..."

5. Costa Rica Alive! by Bruce Morris (2002)
"The hotel is unique, quirky, artfully planned, and the service is designed to ... This is a hotel for people who appreciate the quirky nature of artists. ..."

6. Beautiful Accomodation in New South Wales, Australia: The Discerning Guide by Jennifer Marie Lamattina (2004)
"... hotel Altamont Hotel Darlinghurst (Sydney) Take one Georgian Mansion, mix in the passion of an Italian architect and you get the quirky Altamont Hotel. ..."

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