Definition of quirk:
- A fit or turn; a short paroxysm; a caprice.
- A piece of ground taken out of any regular ground plot or floor, so as to make a court, yard, etc.; - sometimes written quink.
- A small channel, deeply recessed in proportion to its width, used to insulate and give relief to a convex rounded molding.
- A smart retort; a quibble; a shallow conceit.
- A sudden turn; a starting from the point or line; hence, an artful evasion or subterfuge; a shift; a quibble; as, the quirks of a pettifogger.
- An irregular air; as, light quirks of music.
- Roman citizens.
rarity, usual, hook, turn, oddness, quirkiness, gayness, caprice, homosexuality, whimsy, curio, queerness, homoeroticism, homosexualism, twist, foible, crotchet, whim, singularity, eccentricity, oddity, fancy, eccentricity, curiosity, quarter note, oddment, humor, irregularity, conceit, bee in the bonnet, kink.
- "How and When to Be Your Own Doctor", Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon.
He liked the appearance of " Johnny Quirk," an " open- hearted, pretty- spoken little chap, that any father might be proud of;" but " Sammy" did not please him as well; he was not so frank, or so respectful,- seemed really to be a little sulky.- "Little Grandfather", Sophie May.
- "The Desert Fiddler", William H. Hamby.