What is another word for quirky?

Pronunciation: [kwˈɜːki] (IPA)

Quirky is a word that captures uniqueness, eccentricity, and individuality. Some synonyms for quirky include idiosyncratic, offbeat, unconventional, peculiar, whimsical, and eccentric. Idiosyncratic suggests a distinctive and deeply personal characteristic, while offbeat implies an unusual rhythm or non-mainstream attitude. Unconventional refers to behaviour or thoughts that are not in line with traditional norms. Peculiar identifies something with a distinct and somewhat strange individuality. Whimsical represents playfulness or fancifulness, with elements of unpredictability, while eccentric implies unconventional but interesting or captivating traits. These synonyms can be used interchangeably to describe someone or something that is interesting and standing out from the crowd.

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What are the opposite words for quirky?

The word quirky is defined as being characterized by a unique or peculiar mannerism or behavior. An antonym for quirky would be conventional, which refers to something that conforms to traditional standards or practices. Another antonym for quirky is mundane, which denotes something that is commonplace or lacking in interest. One more antonym for quirky is uniform, which suggests a lack of variety or individuality. By using these antonyms, one can better understand the context of the word quirky and its relation to other ideas and concepts. So, next time while using the word, do not forget its antonyms as they help in gaining a better perspective.

Usage examples for Quirky

Then she springs that quirky, good-natured smile of hers, bows a couple of times, and proceeds to help the accompanist gather up the flowers and stack 'em on the piano.
"Torchy, Private Sec."
Sewell Ford
Them big china blue eyes of hers is steady and calm, her perky chin is carried well up, and in one corner of her mouth she's displayin' that quirky smile he'd described to me.
"Torchy, Private Sec."
Sewell Ford
That quirky smile of hers, the quick changes of expression that flash into those big, china-blue eyes, the sudden lift of her fine chin,-how thoroughly alive she is, how well poised!
"Torchy, Private Sec."
Sewell Ford

Famous quotes with Quirky

  • We've had some really good guest stars. But I have to go with Alec Baldwin as my favorite. He is so neat and such a movie star. He's handsome and quirky. I was in heaven the week he was on the set.
    Nikki Cox
  • I'm kind of a quirky dresser usually. Like today, I'm actually pretty put together, but I dress kind of off sometimes, but that's just part of my personality.
    Debbie Gibson
  • I think it's one of my favourite theatres ever, so quirky and wonderful and steeped in history. The space is wonderful and the acoustics are brilliant.
    Louise Jameson
  • Stephen King writes a lot of things that are really charming and quirky, and that are more ironic than horror.
    William H. Macy
  • People don't know where to place me. Terry Gilliam used me as a quirky cop in 'Twelve Monkeys', and then he hired me again to be an effeminate hotel clerk in 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'. Another time, I was shooting this indie film 'The Souler Opposite' and six days a week, I'm playing this big puppy dog, then I come to the 'NYPD Blue' set and become this scumbag.
    Christopher Meloni

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