Eclectic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈklektɪk|  American pronunciation of the word eclectic
Brit.  |ɪˈklɛktɪk|  British pronunciation of the word eclectic

noun

- someone who selects according to the eclectic method (syn: eclecticist)

adjective

- selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

Examples

The collection includes an eclectic mix of historical artifacts.

...the museum's eclectic collection has everything from a giraffe skeleton to medieval musical instruments...

galleries with an eclectic range of styles and artists

an eclectic mixture of 18th and 19th century furniture

Her witty, mordant and splendidly vinegary observations were informed by broad and eclectic reading.

...historically, California has served as the fountainhead of that eclectic group of self-actualization movements known as the New Age...

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