Definition of idiosyncratic:
nonconforming (part of speech: adjective)
- out of the ordinary,
- special (part of speech: adjective)
But though an ordinary observer might have failed to recognize any distinction between these three ladies, and, finding them habitually dressed in green, would have said they were as much alike as one pea is to another, they had their idiosyncratic differences, when duly examined.- "Kenelm Chillingly, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- "The English Constitution", Walter Bagehot.
- "More Hunting Wasps", J. Henri Fabre.