HyperDic: peculiarly

English > 3 senses of the word peculiarly:
ADVERBallpeculiarly, particularlyuniquely or characteristically
allpeculiarly, inexplicably, curiously, oddlyin a manner differing from the usual or expected
allpeculiarly, particularly, especially, speciallyto a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
peculiarly > pronunciation
Soundspihkyuw'lyerliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > peculiarly: 3 senses > adverb 1
Meaninguniquely or characteristically.
Examples
  • "these peculiarly cinematic elements"
  • "a peculiarly French phenomenon"
Synonymparticularly
Spanishparticularmente, peculiarmente
Adjectivespeculiarunique or specific to a person or thing or category / category
English > peculiarly: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a manner differing from the usual or expected.
Example "he's behaving rather peculiarly"
Synonymsinexplicably, curiously, oddly
Spanishcuriosamente
Adjectivespeculiarbeyond or deviating from the usual or expected
English > peculiarly: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningTo a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common.
Example "under peculiarly tragic circumstances"
Synonymsparticularly, especially, specially
Spanishcuriosamente, especialmente, excepcionalmente, extrañamente, particularmente
Catalanespecialment, sobretot
Adjectivespeculiarmarkedly different from the usual

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