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quirk 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/kwərk/,
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quirks, plural;
  1. (of a person's mouth or eyebrow) Move or twist suddenly, esp. to express surprise or amusement

  2. Move or twist (one's mouth or eyebrow) in such a way

Noun
  1. A peculiar behavioral habit
    • - his distaste for travel is an endearing quirk
  2. A strange chance occurrence
    • - a strange quirk of fate had led her to working for Nathan
  3. A sudden twist, turn, or curve
    • - wry humor put a slight quirk in his mouth
  4. An acute hollow between convex or other moldings


  1. oddity: a strange attitude or habit
  2. twist or curve abruptly; "She quirked her head in a peculiar way"
  3. a narrow groove beside a beading
  4. The Quirk is a for-charity literary magazine which publishes work from poets and artists across the world. It has printed work from a wide array of writers, including W.D. ...
  5. an idiosyncrasy; a slight glitch, mannerism; something unusual about the manner or style of something or someone; An acute angle dividing a molding; a groove that runs lengthwise between the upper part of a moulding and a soffit; A quibble, evasion, or subterfuge
  6. amount showing of the edge of a joinery frame after the architrave has been applied.
  7. is a large, crimson planet from The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! episode "Stars in Their Eyes".
  8. Sharp groove to one side of a convex medieval moulding.
  9. A narrow sinking forming part of a moulding. Also, a deep indentation.
  10. A peculiarity of behavior; an idiosyncrasy; oddity
  11. (1) A narrow groove or bead located at or near the intersection of two surfaces or next to a moulding, so as to reduce the possibility of uncontrolled cracking. (2) Acute angle between adjoining pieces of moulding. (3) Thin groove on the bottom of a drip cap to keep water away from the joint.
  12. (acquired in 1948, this house accompanies 30 students)
  13. habit specific to someone