Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Peculiar"

The meaning of "Peculiar" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does peculiar mean?
A: Definition 1: Odd/Strange/Unusual in a curious way.

Example: "It is quite peculiar that you like peanut butter and onion sandwiches..."

Definition 2: Belonging to a particular or specific group, thing, or place.

Examples:
"Her style of writing is peculiar to her."
"Their way of praying is peculiar to their religion."
"That plant is peculiar to Africa."

**Both are commonly used but I personally see Definition 1 most often.
Q: What does peculiar mean?
A: 그 뜻은 " Strange or interesting" (이상하거나 재미있는)
Q: What does peculiar mean?
A: It means strange, odd, unusual, or different. Basically something not normal.
Q: What does peculiar mean?
A: I just looked it up and I saw the noun definition. That might have been one of the original uses of the word, but I have never heard peculiar used as a noun before. Since that usage is not very common at all, I wouldn't worry about studying it.

Example sentences using "Peculiar"

Q: Please show me example sentences with peculiar.
A: The dog's peculiar behavior worried them.

She got a peculiar feeling when the phone rang.

She had a peculiar expression on her face.
Q: Please show me example sentences with peculiar.
A: Peculiar - something out of the ordinary.

"It would be rather peculiar to see a kangaroo hopping down a city street."

"The woman was acting very peculiar."

"The sky had a peculiar appearance before the storm."
Q: Please show me example sentences with peculiar.
A: 'Sometimes when travelling abroad, the customs of unfamiliar countries can seem peculiar to us'
Q: Please show me example sentences with peculiar.
A: Peculiar is another word for strange. For example, "My dream last night was very peculiar" or "That woman seems very peculiar"

Synonyms of "Peculiar" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between peculiar and odd ?
A: They mean the same thing.

One has Latin origins and the other has Norse origins. But they both have been in use since the 1300's so we use both of them in America.
I'd say the word "odd" is used more often in America probably because it's faster to say and easier to spell.
Q: What is the difference between peculiar and uncanny ?
A: Peculiar = strange, weird
E.g. The dog's appearance was quite peculiar.
Uncanny = mysterious,unsettling, disturbing
E.g. The uncanny feeling that she was being watched.
Q: What is the difference between peculiar and curious ?
A: @crystalsj ah! yeah, you can be curious of something because it is strange. But also because you are simply interested.

when using "peculiar" however, it's mostly for something you find strange or different

I'm sorry, I don't know if that helped
Q: What is the difference between peculiar to and particular to ?
A: peculiar to = is strange to someone/something
eg. His behavior is peculiar to us
particular to = special to someone/something
eg. This necklace is particular to my mom
Q: What is the difference between peculiar and particular ?
A: They are completely unrelated. Peculiar describes something as strange or unusual. Particular describes something as exact or specific.
Ex. "That is a peculiar accent. I have never heard one like it before."
Ex. "I am not particular about my choice of coffee. I like all kinds of coffee."

Translations of "Peculiar"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? peculiar
A: peculiar は'へんな'とおなじでしょう。peculiar = weird/strange 😊
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? peculiar
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? peculiar
A: Peculiar, strange etc.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? peculiar
A: Peculiar is also used in the US. You can also say Weird, Unusual or Strange.

Other questions about "Peculiar"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce peculiar.
A: You can listen to the pronunciation of "peculiar" on the Oxford Learner's Dictionary.
https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/us/definition/english/peculiar?q=peculiar
Q: Please show me how to pronounce peculiar.
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