curio

noun cu·rio \ ˈkyu̇r-ē-ˌō , ˈkyər- \

Definition of curio

plural curios
:something (such as a decorative object) considered novel, rare, or bizarre :curiosity; also :an unusual or bizarre person

Examples of curio in a Sentence

  1. She loves to browse the shops in small towns, looking for curios.

  2. be careful of the fragile curios on the end tables

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Origin and Etymology of curio

short for curiosity


CURIO Defined for English Language Learners

curio

noun

Definition of curio for English Language Learners

  • : a small and unusual object that is considered interesting or attractive


CURIO Defined for Kids

curio

noun cu·rio \ ˈkyu̇r-ē-ˌō \

Definition of curio for Students

plural curios
:a rare or unusual article :curiosity


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