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- 1. curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular, strange (vs. familiar), unusual
- usage: 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"
- 2. curious (vs. incurious), inquisitive, speculative, questioning, wondering(prenominal), nosy, nosey, prying, snoopy, overcurious, inquiring
- usage: 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"
- 3. curious, interested (vs. uninterested)
- usage: having curiosity aroused; eagerly interested in learning more; "a trap door that made me curious"
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