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Synonyms for peculiar

Synonyms for (adjective) peculiar

Synonyms: peculiar Definition: characteristic of one only; distinctive or special Usage: the peculiar character of the Government of the U.S.- R.B.Taney

Similar words: characteristic Definition: typical or distinctive Usage: heard my friend's characteristic laugh; red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn; stripes characteristic of the zebra

Synonyms: peculiar Definition: markedly different from the usual Usage: a peculiar hobby of stuffing and mounting bats; a man...feels it a peculiar insult to be taunted with cowardice by a woman-Virginia Woolf

Similar words: unusual Definition: not usual or common or ordinary Usage: a scene of unusual beauty; a man of unusual ability; cruel and unusual punishment; an unusual meteorite

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: special, particular, peculiar Definition: unique or specific to a person or thing or category Usage: the particular demands of the job; has a particular preference for Chinese art; a peculiar bond of sympathy between them; an expression peculiar to Canadians; rights peculiar to the rich; the special features of a computer; my own special chair

Similar words: specific Definition: (sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique Usage: rules with specific application; demands specific to the job; a specific and detailed account of the accident