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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oddity, queerness, quirk, quirkiness, crotchetnoun

    a strange attitude or habit

    Synonyms:
    rarity, quarter note, homoeroticism, gayness, curio, hook, oddness, curiosity, quirkiness, homosexuality, queerness, oddity, crotchet, peculiarity, oddment, homosexualism

  2. quirkverb

    a narrow groove beside a beading

    Synonyms:
    quirkiness, crotchet, queerness, oddity

  3. quirkverb

    twist or curve abruptly

    "She quirked her head in a peculiar way"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quirknoun

    Synonyms:
    evasion, shift, make-shift, loophole, quibble, pretence, pretext, excuse

  2. quirknoun

    Synonyms:
    taunt, jibe, jeer, sally, QUIP

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. quirknoun

    Synonyms:
    evasion, subterfuge, shift, quibble, prevarication, equivocation, retort, quip, gibe

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "quirk":

    whim, caprice, hobby

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#5613hook
#7152hobby
#14466curiosity
#15747homosexuality
#28912caprice
#28945rarity
#33664whim
#39200curio
#42292quirk
#47434oddity
#70790peculiarity
#71017crotchet
#117555oddness
#132189gayness
#157317quirkiness
#282972queerness
#284084homoeroticism

How to use quirk in a sentence?

  1. Christopher Grove:

    Withers LLP's a quirk of the way the system works at the edges, rather than something more deliberate.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    I will always have tremendous affection and respect for him despite the fact that -- because of a weird quirk of fate -- we ended up running for the same office at the same time, i did not run for president to stop Jeb Bush. I ran for president because I believe that America's greatest days lie ahead if we do what needs to be done right now in 2016.

  3. Los Angeles-based lawyer Julian Chan:

    Ms. Spears conservatorship seems to have an odd quirk, while established to protect her from herself, it appears from news reports that she actively parents her children. In other words, someone is deciding she is fit enough to parent but not take care of herself.

  4. Alfred Neugut:

    Whatever trait it is in you, whatever your personal quirk is that makes you obsessive compulsive or sloppy about your pill taking, that holds true for your chronic disease pills or oncology pills.

  5. Bruce Wells:

    My hunch on the Ditka quote is that it comes from a quirk of the King James translation, ancient Hebrew had a particular way of saying things like, 'and the next thing that happened was...' The King James translators of the Old Testament consistently rendered this as 'and it came to pass.' ''When phantom Bible passages turn dangerousPeople may get verses wrong, but they also mangle plenty of well-known biblical stories as well.Two examples: The scripture never says a whale swallowed Jonah, the Old Testament prophet, nor did any New Testament passages say that three wise men visited baby Jesus, scholars say.Those details may seem minor, but scholars say one popular phantom Bible story stands above the rest: The Genesis story about the fall of humanity.Most people know the popular version - Satan in the guise of a serpent tempts Eve to pick the forbidden apple from the Tree of Life. It's been downhill ever since.But the story in the book of Genesis never places Satan in the Garden of Eden.


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