Share this entry

curiosity
British English: /kjʊərɪˈɒsɪti/
American English: /ˌkjʊriˈɑsədi/

Translation of curiosity in German:

noun

  • 1
    (desire to know)
    Neugier[de], die (about in Bezug auf) + Akk.
    curiosity killed the cat
    [figurative]
    die Neugier ist schon manchem zum Verhängnis geworden
  • 3no pl.
    (strangeness)
    Fremdartigkeit, die

Definition of curiosity in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: