Synonyms of eccentric in English:


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1‘they were worried by his eccentric behaviour’

unconventional, uncommon, abnormal, irregular, aberrant, anomalous, odd, queer, strange, peculiar, weird, bizarre, off-centre, outlandish, freakish, extraordinary
idiosyncratic, quirky, singular, nonconformist, capricious, whimsical
outré, avant garde
informal way out, far out, offbeat, dotty, nutty, screwy, freaky, oddball, wacky, cranky, off the wall, madcap, zany
British informal rum
North American informal kooky, wacko, bizarro, in left field

ordinary, conventional


1‘like all princes he was something of an eccentric’

oddity, odd fellow, unorthodox person, character, individualist, individual, free spirit, misfit
informal oddball, queer fish, weirdo, weirdie, freak, nut, nutter, nutcase, case, head case, crank, crackpot, loony, loon
British informal one-off, odd bod
North American informal wacko, wack, screwball, kook
US informal wackadoo, wackadoodle
Australian, New Zealand informal dingbat