Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “peculiar” en inglés

See all translations

peculiar

adjective uk   /pɪˈkjuː.li.ər/ us    /-ˈkjuːl.jɚ/

peculiar adjective (STRANGE)

B2 unusual and strange, sometimes in an unpleasant way: She has the most peculiar ideas. What a peculiar smell! It's peculiar that they didn't tell us they were going away. UK The video on road accidents made me feel rather peculiar (= ill).
More examples

peculiar adjective (BELONGING TO)

C2 belonging to, relating to, or found in only particular people or things: He gets on with things in his own peculiar way/manner/fashion. They noted that special manner of walking which was peculiar to her alone. This type of building is peculiar to the south of the country.
(Definition of peculiar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de peculiar
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “peculiar” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

christmassy

typical of Christmas, or happy because it is Christmas

Palabra del día

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Aprende más 

tweleb noun

December 22, 2014
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.

Aprende más