One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the film has a zany plot and some peculiar characters’
eccentric, bizarre, weird, peculiar, odd, quirky, avant-garde, unconventional, off-centre, strange, outlandish, ridiculous, ludicrous
mad, insane, crazy, absurd, comic, comical, clownish, farcical, madcap, silly, light-hearted, funny, amusing, chucklesome, diverting, waggish, hilarious
informal wacky, screwy, nutty, nuts, crackpot, cracked, oddball, cranky, kinky, off the wall, way out, dippy, cuckoo
British informal daft
North American informal kooky, wacko, in left field
NZ Australian informal, dated dilly
conventional, sensible, serious
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