Character and Crank

Character

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Character noun – A person of odd or whimsical habits.
Usage example: the junk dealer is certainly a character, but he's as honest as they come

Crank is a synonym for character in eccentric topic. In some cases you can use "Crank" instead a noun "Character", when it comes to topics like odd person.
Nearby Words: characteristic, characterize, characterless, characterization, characterized
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Crank

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Crank noun – A person of odd or whimsical habits.
Usage example: she's a bit of a crank, but still a good-hearted person

Character is a synonym for crank in eccentric topic. You can use "Character" instead a noun "Crank", if it concerns topics such as oddball, person with an obsession. informal substitute
Nearby Words: cranked, cranking
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