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curious curieux
curious intéressant
curious singulier
curious bizarre
curious rare
English - Wordnet 3.0    pronunciation


1. beyond or deviating from the usual or expected;
- Example: "a curious hybrid accent"
- Example: "her speech has a funny twang"
- Example: "they have some funny ideas about war"
- Example: "had an odd name"
- Example: "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"
- Example: "something definitely queer about this town"
- Example: "what a rum fellow"
- Example: "singular behavior"
[syn: curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular]

2. eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns);
- Example: "a curious child is a teacher's delight"
- Example: "a trap door that made me curious"
- Example: "curious investigators"
- Example: "traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers"
- Example: "curious about the neighbor's doings"

3. having curiosity aroused; eagerly interested in learning more;
- Example: "a trap door that made me curious"