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quirk

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noun \ˈkwərk\

Simple Definition of quirk

  • : an unusual habit or way of behaving

  • : something strange that happens by chance

Full Definition of quirk

  1. 1 a :  an abrupt twist or curve b :  a peculiar trait :  idiosyncrasy c :  accident, vagary <a quirk of fate>

  2. 2 :  a groove separating a bead or other molding from adjoining members

quirk·i·ly play \ˈkwər-kə-lē\ adverb
quirk·i·ness play \-kē-nəs\ noun
quirk·ish play \ˈkwər-kish\ adjective
quirky play \-kē\ adjective

Examples of quirk

  1. Everyone has their little quirks.

  2. <wearing red shoes every day is just one of her quirks>



Origin of quirk

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1565

Rhymes with quirk


2

quirk

verb

Definition of quirk

  1. :  curve, twist <quirked his eyebrows>



1878

First Known Use of quirk

1878



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