Crank and Eccentric


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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

Eccentric is a synonym for crank in person topic. In some cases you can use "Eccentric" instead the word "Crank" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like wise, person with an obsession. popular alternative
Nearby Words: cranked, cranking
Synonyms for Crank


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Eccentric noun – A person of odd or whimsical habits.
Usage example: an eccentric who designed his house to look like a Scottish castle

Crank is a synonym for eccentric in person topic. You can use "Crank" instead a noun "Eccentric", if it concerns topics such as oddball, wise. informal substitute
Nearby Words: eccentricity, eccentrically, eccentrical
Synonyms for Eccentric

How words are described

old old crank old eccentric
little little crank little eccentric

Both words in one sentence

  • Arbitrary Skepticism Or earlier in Power Rangers in Space, where Bulk & Skull find work as assistants to the eccentric crank Professor Phenomenus, who is generally held as crazy because he believes in the existence of ALIENS!
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