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eccentric

adjective

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eccentric

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of eccentric

  1. a person of odd or whimsical habits an eccentric who designed his house to look like a Scottish castle Synonyms character, codger, crack, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, flake, fruitcake, head case, kook, nut, nutcase, nutter [British slang], oddball, oddity, original, quiz, screwball, weirdo, zany Related Words bohemian, maverick, nonconformist, quixote; coot, geezer; curio, rarity; freak; fantast, fantastico Phrases odd duck, piece of work Near Antonyms conformer, conformist, follower, sheep


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