Simple Definition of quirk
: an unusual habit or way of behaving
: something strange that happens by chance
Full Definition of quirk
Examples of quirk
Everyone has their little quirks.
<wearing red shoes every day is just one of her quirks>
Origin of quirk
First Known Use: 1565
First Known Use of quirk
QUIRK Defined for Kids
Definition of quirk
1 : an odd or unusual characteristic or habit
2 : something strange that happens by chance <Their meeting was a quirk of fate.>
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