HyperDic: eccentric

English > 4 senses of the word eccentric:
ADJECTIVEalleccentric, bizarre, freakish, freaky, flaky, flakey, gonzo, off-the-wall, outlandish, outreconspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
alleccentric, nonconcentricnot having a common center
NOUNperson eccentric, eccentric person, flake, oddball, geeka person with an unusual or odd personality
person eccentric, character, type, casea person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
eccentric > pronunciation
Soundseh.kseh'ntrihk; ihkseh'ntrihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > eccentric: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual.
Example "famed for his eccentric spelling"
Synonymsbizarre, freakish, freaky, flaky, flakey, gonzo, off-the-wall, outlandish, outre
Broaderunconventionalnot conventional or conformist
Spanishestrafalario, estrambótico, excéntrico, extraño, extravagante, raro
Catalanestrafolari, estrambòtic, estrany, excèntric, extravagant, rar
Nounseccentricitystrange and unconventional behavior
Adverbseccentricallyin an eccentric or bizarre manner
English > eccentric: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot having a common center; not concentric.
Example"eccentric circles"
Synonymnonconcentric
Narroweracentricnot centered or having no center
off-center, off-centeredsituated away from the center or axis
Oppositeconcentric, concentrical, homocentricHaving a common center
Spanishexcéntrico
Catalanexcèntric
Nounseccentricitya circularity that has a different center or deviates from a circular path
eccentricity(geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section
Adverbseccentricallynot symmetrically with respect to the center
English > eccentric: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person with an unusual or odd personality.
Synonymseccentric person, flake, oddball, geek
Narrowercrackpot, crank, nut, nut case, fruitcake, screwballA whimsically eccentric person
nutter, wacko, whackoA person who is regarded as eccentric or mad
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishestrafalario, excéntrico, geek
Catalanestrafolari, excèntric, extravagant
English > eccentric: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities).
Example "a friendly eccentric"
Synonymscharacter, type, case
Broaderadult, grownupA fully developed person from maturity onward
Spanishelemento, excéntrico, tipo
Catalanelement, excèntric, personatge, tipus

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