Meaning of “idiosyncrasy” in the English Dictionary

"idiosyncrasy" in British English

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idiosyncrasynoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˌɪd.i.əˈsɪŋ.krə.si/ us /ˌɪd.i.əˈsɪŋ.krə.si/
idiosyncratic
adjective uk /ˌɪd.i.ə.sɪŋˈkræt.ɪk/ us /ˌɪd.i.ə.sɪŋˈkræt̬.ɪk/

The film, three hours long, is directed in his usual idiosyncratic style.

(Definition of “idiosyncrasy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"idiosyncrasy" in American English

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idiosyncrasynoun [ C ]

us /ˌɪd·i·əˈsɪŋ·krə·si/

a strange or unusual habit, way of behaving, or feature:

One of her many idiosyncrasies is always smelling a book before opening it.

(Definition of “idiosyncrasy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)