Definition of "idiosyncratic" []

  • Of or relating to idiosyncrasy; characteristic of a specific person (adjective)
  • Peculiar to a specific individual; eccentric. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "idiosyncratic" in a sentence
  • "Of course, that comes with certain idiosyncratic positions — not so good on gay rights, very good on the right to kill foxes for fun."
  • "I refer to Shopsin's, the ultimate in idiosyncratic cuisine, now located for your madcap pleasure in the Essex Street Market."
  • "Empathy here has been reframed as emotion that is "idiosyncratic" -- personal -- a danger to reason."