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eccentric

adjective uk   /ekˈsen.trɪk/ us  

eccentric adjective (STRANGE)

strange or unusual, sometimes in a humorous way: eccentric behaviour eccentric clothes

eccentric adjective (NOT CIRCULAR)

specialized mathematics not perfectly circular
eccentrically
adverb uk   /-trɪ.kəl.i/ us  

eccentric

noun [C] uk   /ekˈsen.trɪk/ us  
someone who behaves in an eccentric way: My mother is something of an eccentric.
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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