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Synonyms for curious

Synonyms for (adjective) curious

Synonyms: curious Definition: eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns) Usage: a curious child is a teacher's delight; a trap door that made me curious; curious investigators; traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers; curious about the neighbor's doings

Similar words: speculative, questioning, wondering, inquisitive Definition: showing curiosity Usage: if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive; raised a speculative eyebrow

Similar words: snoopy, nosey, nosy, prying Definition: offensively curious or inquisitive Usage: curious about the neighbor's doings; he flipped through my letters in his nosy way; prying eyes; the snoopy neighbor watched us all day

Similar words: overcurious Definition: showing excessive curiosity

Synonyms: curious, queer, funny, odd, peculiar, rum, rummy, singular Definition: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected Usage: a curious hybrid accent; her speech has a funny twang; they have some funny ideas about war; had an odd name; the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves; something definitely queer about this town; what a rum fellow; singular behavior

Similar words: strange, unusual Definition: being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird Usage: a strange exaltation that was indefinable; a strange fantastical mind; what a strange sense of humor she has

Synonyms: curious Definition: having curiosity aroused; eagerly interested in learning more Usage: a trap door that made me curious

Similar words: interested Definition: having or showing interest; especially curiosity or fascination or concern Usage: an interested audience; interested in sports; was interested to hear about her family; interested in knowing who was on the telephone; interested spectators