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Definition of quirk:

  1. A fit or turn; a short paroxysm; a caprice.
  2. A piece of ground taken out of any regular ground plot or floor, so as to make a court, yard, etc.; - sometimes written quink.
  3. A small channel, deeply recessed in proportion to its width, used to insulate and give relief to a convex rounded molding.
  4. A smart retort; a quibble; a shallow conceit.
  5. 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.
  6. An irregular air; as, light quirks of music.
  7. Roman citizens.

Synonyms:

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.

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