Peculiar and Weird


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Peculiar adjective – Being out of the ordinary.
Usage example: a writer with a peculiar talent for capturing the feel of everyday conversation

Weird is a synonym for peculiar in odd topic. In some cases you can use "Weird" instead the word "Peculiar" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like bizarre, usual, strange. popular alternative
Nearby Words: peculiarity, peculiarly
Synonyms for Peculiar


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Weird adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: always has a somewhat weird opinion of what's happening in the news

Peculiar is a synonym for weird in odd topic. You can use "Peculiar" instead the word "Weird" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as usual, bizarre. popular alternative
Nearby Words: weirdo, weirdly, weirding, weirded
Synonyms for Weird

Things that words describes

sense peculiar sense weird sense
sound peculiar sound weird sound
kind peculiar kind weird kind
style peculiar style weird style
Other nouns: name, relationship, combination, sort, twist, form, case, way, example, bit, variation, accent, mix, version, variant, habits, behavior, ways, powers, creatures, situations.

Both words in one sentence

  • El Spanish O Bizarre in English means weird and peculiar, and is often translated as "Bizarro" in Spanish that actually means "brave" (according to the official Spanish Royal Academy though, actually the popular use of the word is as in English thanks to Superfriends).
    Source: El Spanish O
  • But to speakers of these 'weird' languages, English will just seem as odd and peculiar - what, you can't just add a suffix to a verb to tell that you have personal knowledge of something, and didn't just learn about it via hearsay?
  • Music / Wonder Girls She has always been considered the weird member and even after coming back from her hiatus, she still behaves in a quite peculiar way.
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