Synonyms of peculiar in English:

peculiar


See definition of peculiar

adjective

1‘something even more peculiar began to happen’

SYNONYMS
strange, unusual, odd, funny, curious, bizarre, weird, uncanny, queer, unexpected, unfamiliar, abnormal, atypical, anomalous, untypical, different, out of the ordinary, out of the way
exceptional, rare, extraordinary, remarkable
puzzling, mystifying, mysterious, perplexing, baffling, unaccountable, incongruous, uncommon, irregular, singular, deviant, aberrant, freak, freakish
suspicious, dubious, questionable
eerie, unnatural
Scottish unco
outré
informal fishy, creepy, spooky
British informal rum
North American informal bizarro, backasswards
ANTONYMS

normal, ordinary

2‘his peculiar behaviour at the airport’

SYNONYMS
bizarre, eccentric, strange, odd, weird, queer, funny, unusual, abnormal, idiosyncratic, unconventional, outlandish, offbeat, freakish, quirky, quaint, droll, zany, off-centre
informal wacky, freaky, kooky, screwy, kinky, oddball, cranky
North American informal off the wall, wacko
Australian, New Zealand informal, dated dilly

3‘I still feel a bit peculiar’

SYNONYMS
unwell, ill, poorly, bad, out of sorts, indisposed, not oneself, sick, queasy, nauseous, nauseated, peaky, liverish, green about the gills, run down, washed out
British off, off colour
informal under the weather, below par, not up to par, funny, rough, lousy, rotten, awful, terrible, dreadful, crummy, seedy
British informal grotty, ropy
Scottish informal wabbit, peely-wally
Australian, New Zealand informal crook
vulgar slang crappy
rare peaked, peakish

4‘attitudes and mannerisms peculiar to the islanders’

SYNONYMS
characteristic of, typical of, representative of, belonging to, indicative of, symptomatic of, suggestive of, exclusive to, like, in character with

5‘Elena added her own peculiar contribution’

SYNONYMS
distinctive, characteristic, distinct, different, individual, individualistic, distinguishing, typical, special, specific, representative, unique, idiosyncratic, personal, private, essential, natural
identifiable, unmistakable, conspicuous, notable, remarkable
rare singular