Definition of “curious” - English Dictionary

“curious” in British English

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curiousadjective

uk /ˈkjʊə.ri.əs/ us /ˈkjʊr.i.əs/

curious adjective (INTERESTED)

B1 interested in learning about people or things around you:

I was curious to know what would happen next.
Babies are curious about everything around them.
"Why did you ask?" "I was just curious."

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curiously
adverb uk /ˈkjʊə.ri.əs.li/ us /ˈkjʊr.i.əs.li/

B2 mainly UK

Curiously (= strangely), there didn't seem to be a bank in the town.

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

“curious” in American English

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curiousadjective

us /ˈkjʊər·i·əs/

curious adjective (INTERESTED)

interested in learning about people or things around you:

[ + to infinitive ] I’m curious to see what’s going to happen on the political scene.

curious adjective (UNUSUAL)

unusual and therefore worth noticing:

A curious figure in a red cape and black boots darted into the building.

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