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Quirk   /kwərk/   Listen
Quirk

noun
(Written also querk)
1.
A strange attitude or habit.  Synonyms: crotchet, oddity, queerness, quirkiness.
2.
A narrow groove beside a beading.



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"Quirk" Quotes from Famous Books



... She hoped Mademoiselle did not see her glance.... Mademoiselle, standing there all disfigured and blotchy about something... it was nothing... it couldn't be anything.... If anyone were dead she would not be standing there... it was just some silly prim French quirk... her dignity... someone had been "grossiere"... and there she stood in her black hat and black cotton gloves.... Hurriedly putting on her hat and long lace scarf she decided that she would not change her shoes. Somewhere out in the sunshine a hurdy-gurdy piped out the ...
— Pointed Roofs - Pilgrimage, Volume 1 • Dorothy Richardson



Words linked to "Quirk" :   groove, channel, bead and quirk, unfamiliarity, quirky, strangeness, twist



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