Definition of ecentric
1. eccentric [ a ] conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
Examples: "restaurants of bizarre design" "famed for his eccentric spelling" "a freakish combination of styles" "the outlandish clothes of teenagers" "outre and affected stage antics"
(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
These are beginnings , but correctly learned they prepare for satisfying and exciting stunts that can be performed by a strong , flexible body ( we are not talking of eccentric extremes ) .Synonyms eccentric bizarre freaky flaky outlandish outre freakish Related Terms unconventional
2. eccentric [ a ] conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
Examples: "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit" "famed for his eccentric spelling" "a freakish combination of styles" "his off-the-wall antics" "the outlandish clothes of teen
3. eccentric [ n ] a person with an unusual or odd personalityUsed in print:
(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)
Just as Holmes the eccentric stands behind Holmes the detective , so Holmes the potential criminal lurks behind both .
His alienation is far more acute than Holmes ' ; he is not an eccentric but rather an outcast .Synonyms eccentric geek oddball flake eccentric_person Related Terms anomaly crackpot nutter
4. eccentric [ a ] not having a common center; not concentric
Examples: "eccentric circles"
(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)
De_Jager ( 1955 ) has calculated the times required for these particles to reach the atmosphere under the influence of the Poynting-Robertson effect , which in this case causes the orbits to become more_and_more eccentric without changing the semi major_axis .Synonyms eccentric nonconcentric Related Terms concentric off-center off-center acentric
5. eccentric [ n ] a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
Examples: "a real character" "a strange character" "a friendly eccentric" "the capable type" "a mental case"
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