Definition of peculiar :
1. A particular parish or church which is exempt from the jurisdiction of the ordinary.
2. One's own; belonging solely or especially to an individual; not possessed by others; of private, personal, or characteristic possession and use; not owned in common or in participation.
3. Particular; individual; special; appropriate.
4. That which is peculiar; a sole or exclusive property; a prerogative; a characteristic.
5. Unusual; singular; rare; strange; as, the sky had a peculiarappearance.
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exceptional (part of speech: adjective)
special (part of speech: adjective)
unusual (part of speech: adjective)
nonconforming (part of speech: adjective)
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- Mrs. Cavely delivered a laugh supposed to, be peculiar to the English stage. - "The Short Works of George Meredith", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
- It's kind- a peculiar- at that. - "Whispering Wires", Henry Leverage.
- He was a peculiar- looking man. - "Jimgrim and Allah's Peace", Talbot Mundy.