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eccentric

ik sen trik

  • n  a person with an unusual or odd personality
  • n  a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    a friendly eccentric
  • s  conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    famed for his eccentric spelling
  • a  not having a common center; not concentric
    eccentric circles

  • A patron of organic farming, but in his own fashion and eccentric way, Peter was against eating any other food.
  • Linda was eccentric but when it came to playing the piano she was a genius.
  • Everybody (well, nearly everybody) has heard of mad King Ludwig II, the eccentric scion of the Wittelsbachs, who dotted Bavaria's picturesque hilltops with an insanely extravagant.
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  • Helen Mirren in BBC News
    I love the idiosyncracy of the British people, I love the eccentric nature,said Dame Helen.
  • Al Sharpton in Los Angeles Times
    He never got credit,Sharpton said. "He was not a freak, he was a genius..........He was not somebody who was eccentric. He was an innovator."
  • Al Attles in Washington Post
    He was one of the most unique and eccentric individuals that I have ever met, and I'm not sure there will ever be anyone like him again,said Al Attles, the former Warriors guard who coached Golden State to its sole title.

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