quirky

adjective
\ ˈkwər-kē \

Definition of quirky 

: having many quirks : unusual in especially an interesting or appealing way a quirky sense of humor quirky ideas/behavior a quirky and creative artist … the SoHo store known for its modern, often quirky home accessories … —Marianne Rohrlich The result is an extraordinarily fine film, a quieter, more centered vision of Garp's world that loses little of the quirky humor of the original … —Molly Haskell

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quirkily \ˈkwər-kə-lē \ adverb
His political ideas, which had seemed quirkily brilliant in the 1900's … —Wilfrid Sheed … he is gregarious and energetic and … enjoys a quirkily methodical, omnivorous turn of mind … —Cullen Murphy
quirkiness \ˈkwər-kē-nəs \ noun
… is gaining international prominence in interior-design circles simply because its content diverges with typically English quirkiness, from that of its competitors. —John Duka

First Known Use of quirky

1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of quirky was in 1873

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quirky

adjective
\ ˈkwər-kē \
quirkier; quirkiest

Kids Definition of quirky

: unusual especially in an interesting way

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