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Definition of 'curious'

Adjective

  1. beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"
       Synonyms: funny odd peculiar queer rum rummy singular
  2. eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns); "a curious child is a teacher's delight"; "a trap door that made me curious"; "curious investigators"; "traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers"; "curious about the neighbor's doings"
       Antonyms: incurious
  3. having curiosity aroused; eagerly interested in learning more; "a trap door that made me curious"


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