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eccentric

adjective  /ɪkˈsen·trɪk, ek-/ us  
strange or unusual, sometimes in an amusing way: eccentric behavior
eccentric
noun [C]  /ɪkˈsen·trɪk, ek-/ us  
She was an elderly eccentric who lived with 25 cats.
eccentricity
noun [C/U]  /ˌek·senˈtrɪs·ɪ·t̬i/ us  
[U] Although his reputation for eccentricity was well deserved, it was not true that he had asked to be buried in his car.
Translations of “eccentric”
in Korean 괴짜인…
in Arabic غَريب الأطوار…
in French excentrique…
in Turkish garip/tuhaf/tipik davranan…
in Italian eccentrico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奇怪的, 怪異的,古怪的, 異乎尋常的…
in Russian эксцентричный…
in Polish ekscentryczny…
in Spanish excéntrico…
in Portuguese excêntrico…
in German wunderlich, exzentrisch…
in Catalan excèntric…
in Japanese 変人の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 奇怪的, 怪异的,古怪的, 异乎寻常的…
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