Quirky (adjective)

  1. Having or characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits.
  2. Eccentric or unconventional.


1840–50, americanism; perhaps akin to quirk.


  1. The house had a quirky design with sloping walls and irregular shaped rooms.
  2. She had a quirky sense of humor and always made her friends laugh.
  3. The movie had a quirky plot that kept the audience guessing.
  4. The restaurant had a quirky atmosphere with mismatched furniture and dim lighting.
  5. He had a quirky habit of humming to himself when he was working.
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