adjective (quirkier, quirkiest)
Having or characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits or aspects: her sense of humour was decidedly quirky
More example sentences
- He drew inspiration from unexpected things like dried leaves or quirky antique books.
- Yes, the film is very quirky and offbeat, which means it'll probably be a commercial flop.
- You put out an amazing first album full of quirky lyrics, passion and hard guitar strumming.
eccentric, idiosyncratic, unconventional, unorthodox, unusual, off-centre, strange, bizarre, weird, peculiar, odd, freakish, outlandish, offbeat, out of the ordinary, Bohemian, alternative, zany;
informal wacky, freaky, kinky, way-out, far out, kooky, oddball, off the wall
North American informal in left field
- Example sentences
- Half family memoir (the author turns out to be his great-great - granddaughter), half professional portrait, quirkily written and full of engaging detail, this book is a beguiling contribution to mid-Victorian studies.
- Beyond this question of commercial viability of books is the more important matter of continuing to produce books that are uniquely, even if quirkily, Australian.
- This confessional record was prompted by ‘changes in her life’, and it is a natural, organic work, melodic yet quirkily experimental too.
- Example sentences
- I like the form, enjoy its quirkiness and whimsy, and continue to read critically about it and write my own prose poems.
- The movie's so precious, so obviously delighted by its paint-by-numbers quirkiness, it's actually embarrassing to watch.
- And now I like everything on the album, relishing the very quirkiness and variety that I had found disconcerting.
Words that rhyme with quirkyherky-jerky, jerky, mirky, murky, perky, smirky, turkey
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