Definition of "curiously" []

  • Eager to learn; inquisitive (adjective)
  • Overinquisitive; prying (adjective)
  • Interesting because of oddness or novelty; strange; unexpected (adjective)
  • (of workmanship, etc) highly detailed, intricate, or subtle (adjective)
  • Fastidious or hard to please (adjective)
  • In a curious manner. (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "curiously" in a sentence
  • "Hortense gave me a knowing look, an expression curiously woman-to-woman."
  • "And as the Roman Consuls held this to be the principal praise of their glory, they had this title curiously sculptured in marble on the Quirinal and in the forum of Trajan --- "Most powerful gift in a Prince is liberality [12].""
  • "The secretary gestured to Athen’s office, her expression curiously smug."
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