curiously curiously  /ˈkjʊ ri əs li/


  1. (adv) in a manner differing from the usual or expected
  2. (adv) with curiosity


  1. The result was one of the most curiously proportioned cars ever, with a long low snout, long front overhang and a truncated tail, like the tail snapped off a salamander.
  2. Yet they remain honestly curious and curiously honest.
  3. I come away relaxed and curiously light-headed, though I don't feel the urge to buy myself a python to continue this therapy at home.


  1. Nokia hosting 'Zoom Reinvented' event July 11th in NYC

    We just received invites from Nokia to an event in New York City taking place on July 11th. The name of the event, curiously, is "zoom reinvented" and the imagery features a magnifying glass. Given the recent barrage of EOS leaks , we naturally have to wonder if an 808 PureView-like Lumia device will be the star of the show, though it could be something as simple as the Lumia 925 . We've pinged ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Engadget

  2. Children entertained by ‘Animal Antics’

    Sixteen children sat at tables covered in newspapers and cloth Wednesday morning, curiously glancing at Gator, a chocolate Labrador retriever.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Casa Grande Dispatch

  3. AT&T teases Samsung Galaxy S4 Active in video, June 13th launch appears likely (updated)

    A teaser of a Samsung phone capable of spending some time underwater with a curiously familiar set of hardware buttons underneath the screen? Sure looks like the Galaxy S4 Active to us, and AT&T is ready to unveil its rendition of the water-resistant device to the nation tomorrow, according to a video it released on YouTube today. The teaser shows a few angles of the phone shrouded in darkness ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Engadget


  1. "It is hard not to be Polyanna-ish about Paul because he is such a manifestly good man, so humane and decent, and curiously void of ego," said director Richard Eyre, former artistic director of Britain's National Theatre. "All the pride he...
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: Richard Eyre Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Four and a half decades ago a young writer named John Updike described it to perfection: "Fenway Park, in Boston, is a lyric little bandbox of a park. Everything is painted green and is in curiously sharp focus, like the inside of an old-fashioned...
    on Jul 7, 2006 By: John Updike Source: Washington Post

  3. "Curiously enough, we've had a blast from the past, (with former) prime minister (John) Howard saying we shouldn't be bipartisan about this," Senator Brown told ABC Radio. "In wars we've had bipartisan support. Here we have a global emergency...
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Bob Brown Source: The Age

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