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Definition of quirk noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1an aspect of someone's personality or behavior that is a little strange synonym peculiarity Everyone has their own little quirks and mannerisms.
  2. 2a strange thing that happens, especially by accident By a strange quirk of fate they had reserved rooms at the same hotel. an unpredictable quirk of history
    adjective a quirky sense of humor
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: quirk

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