1 odd, curious, strange, queer, bizarre, weird, unusual, abnormal, anomalous, aberrant, deviant or deviate, eccentric, uncommon, outlandish, exceptional, extraordinary, out of the ordinary, offbeat, unorthodox, atypical, idiosyncratic, unconventional, out-of-the-way, quaint, unique, singular, one of a kind, sui generis, distinct, distinguished, special, particular, quirky, funny, freakish, Slang far-out, freaky, Brit rum:
Don't you agree that anyone who by choice goes barefoot in winter is a bit peculiar? She enjoys a peculiar immunity to colds
2 Usually, peculiar to. typical of, characteristic of, characterized by, natural to, symptomatic of, appropriate to or for, distinctive of, restricted to, specific to, indicative of, denotative of, limited to, individual to, personal to, special to, unique to; seen or observed (only) in, local to, native to, indigenous to:
Such behaviour is peculiar to those who have served long prison sentences.
3 Typography arbitrary, sort:
Characters with diacritical marks are called 'peculiars' in the printing trades.
be, feel, look, seem, smell, sound, taste | become | find sb/sth, regard sb/sth as, think sb/sth
I find her attitude a bit peculiar, to say the least.
He is a most peculiar man!
| a bit, a little, quite, rather
The meat tasted rather peculiar.
2 only belonging to a particular person/place
be | become | remain
by no means
These problems are by no means peculiar to this country.
the smell that is peculiar to hospitals
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