Definition of idiosyncratic in English:

idiosyncratic

Line breaks: idio|syn¦crat¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌɪdɪə(ʊ)sɪŋˈkratɪk
 
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adjective

Derivatives

idiosyncratically

adverb
More example sentences
  • While there are several fine left-of-center sites, the blogosphere currently tilts right, albeit idiosyncratically, reflecting the hard-to-pigeonhole politics of some leading bloggers.
  • All that we have to show for nearly six decades of post-colonial art is a single monumental conspectus: an indispensable, if idiosyncratically argued, overview of art in India from the 1890s to the 1990s.
  • At a time when most bookstores have enough floor space to sell station wagons or livestock, Query Books is one of the pleasant anomalies - a smartly and idiosyncratically stocked shop with more character than square footage.

Origin

late 18th century: from idiosyncrasy, on the pattern of Greek sunkratikos 'mixed together'.

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