Adjective "Peculiar" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Peculiar


    Definition:

    1. strange; queer; odd: peculiar happenings.

    2. uncommon; unusual: the peculiar hobby of stuffing and mounting bats.

    3. distinctive in nature or character from others.

    4. belonging characteristically (usually followed by to): an expression peculiar to Canadians.

    5. belonging exclusively to some person, group, or thing: the peculiar properties of a drug.

    6. Astronomy. designating a star or galaxy with special properties that deviates from others of its spectral type or

    Examples:

    "grimes can be peculiar in things."

    "ways can be peculiar to groups."

    "types can be peculiar to novels."

    "ticses can be peculiar to individuals."

    "tactics can be peculiar to countries."

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