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English definition of “eccentric”

eccentric

adjective uk   /ekˈsen.trɪk/ us  

eccentric adjective (STRANGE)

strange or unusual, sometimes in a humorous way: eccentric behaviour eccentric clothesStrange, suspicious and unnatural

eccentric adjective (NOT CIRCULAR)

specialized mathematics not perfectly circularProperties of circles and curves
eccentrically
adverb uk   /-trɪ.kəl.i/ us  
Strange, suspicious and unnatural

eccentric

noun [C] uk   /ekˈsen.trɪk/ us  
someone who behaves in an eccentric way: My mother is something of an eccentric.Strange, suspicious and unnatural things and people
(Definition of eccentric from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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