Eccentric - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities) (syn: case, character, type)
He was a kind but eccentric man.
She's become more eccentric over the years.
...an eccentric who designed his house to look like a Scottish castle...
His eccentric behaviour lost him his job.
Aunt Nessy was always a bit eccentric.
I was regarded as something of an eccentric.
...an eccentric who cached money in odd places, such as under the boards of the floor...
In the spit-and-polish Navy, he and his equally unkempt colleagues were regarded as eccentric.
eccentric, artistic types whom many regarded as freaks
The novel is inhabited by a cast of eccentric characters.
...an eccentric who claimed to have photographed an apparition in her very own house...
...the vagaries of a rather eccentric, elderly lady...
This eccentric friendship was fast cooling.
His costume was eccentric and affected.
Edith was widely regarded as (=considered by many people to be) eccentric.