Definition of quirky in English:

quirky

adjective

  • Characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits.

    ‘her sense of humor was decidedly quirky’
    • ‘She was well known in the estate for her love of life and her quirky sayings.’
    • ‘But we also need the quirky corners that make London different from everywhere else.’
    • ‘It's a fatal flaw in what otherwise has the makings of an entertainingly quirky show.’
    • ‘He drew inspiration from unexpected things like dried leaves or quirky antique books.’
    • ‘Yes, the film is very quirky and offbeat, which means it'll probably be a commercial flop.’
    • ‘She has a very beautiful, conventional exterior, but you really sense that it houses a quirky free spirit.’
    • ‘These drawings are bursting with life, quirky and refreshingly spontaneous.’
    • ‘The decor displays some cute quirky touches that bring a smile to my face.’
    • ‘Each of the 50 rooms is different and a bit quirky, as you would expect in a hotel this rich in history.’
    • ‘Small gardens often lend themselves to something a bit more original and quirky.’
    • ‘The music often astonishes with its inventiveness, and the performances are vital and quirky.’
    • ‘You put out an amazing first album full of quirky lyrics, passion and hard guitar strumming.’
    • ‘There cannot be a better city in the world for fans of the quirky, or a more exciting city in which to just wander the streets.’
    • ‘They wore odd clothing and made quirky, lyrically interesting music, how could I not love them?’
    • ‘One of the most popular items that he makes is a quirky silver tea strainer, priced at £200.’
    • ‘She's still the same girl, quite scheming, funny and quirky but she's got some new stuff to deal with.’
    • ‘The movie becomes a cross between a serious life drama and a quirky romantic comedy.’
    • ‘For all its pretty pictures and quirky anecdotes, this is a soulless book.’
    • ‘Jenny loved the look of the school house and began imagining her new life in its charming, quirky interior.’
    • ‘Now, however, I look forward to the same quirky humor and gothic sense of style with every new film he makes.’
    eccentric, idiosyncratic, unconventional, unorthodox, unusual, off-centre, strange, bizarre, weird, peculiar, odd, freakish, outlandish, offbeat, out of the ordinary, bohemian, alternative, zany
    outré
    wacky, freaky, kinky, way-out, far out, kooky, oddball, off the wall
    in left field
    bizarro
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Pronunciation:

quirky

/ˈkwərkē/