HyperDic: quirk

English > 3 senses of the word quirk:
VERBcontactquirktwist or curve abruptly
NOUNattributequirk, oddity, queerness, quirkiness, crotcheta strange attitude or habit
artifactquirka narrow groove beside a beading
quirk > pronunciation
Rhymesartwork ... work: 53 rhymes with erk...
English > quirk: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA strange attitude or habit.
Synonymsoddity, queerness, quirkiness, crotchet
Broaderunfamiliarity, strangenessunusualness as a consequence of not being well known
Spanishexcentricidad, peculiaridad, peculiar, rareza, singularidad
Adjectivesquirkyinformal terms
English > quirk: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA narrow groove beside a beading.
Broadergroove, channelA long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
English > quirk: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTwist or curve abruptly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She quirked her head in a peculiar way"
BroadertwistTurn in the opposite direction

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