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Answer for the clue "Peculiar mannerism ", 5 letters:
quirk

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Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Quirk or Quirks may refer to: The Quirk , a literary magazine "Quirks", a song by Ultravox! from the album Ha!-Ha!-Ha! 18376 Quirk , an asteroid Quirk Books , a Pennsylvania-based publishing company Quirks mode , a web browser technique for maintaining ...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a strange attitude or habit [syn: oddity , queerness , quirkiness , crotchet ] a narrow groove beside a beading v. twist or curve abruptly; "She quirked her head in a peculiar way"

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE strange ▪ What strange quirk of the heart made me feel so much a part of the life of this place? ▪ By a strange quirk of fate, Best ultimately joined Hibernian, the team Marinello graced as a teenager. EXAMPLES ...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1560s, "quibble, evasion," of unknown origin, perhaps connected to German quer (see queer (adj.)) via notion of twisting and slanting; but its earliest appearance in western England dialect seems to argue against this source. Perhaps originally a technical ...

Usage examples of quirk.

Laedo wondered how many Erspias there were, each with its own artificially induced human quirk.

Beautiful forms still hinted at hidden misshaping, there were sly quirks of lips, a sidewise leer of eye.

Lips quirked, she closed her eyes and repeated her thoughts of the previous night, imagining fog that gradually coalesced into her aunt.

She quirked in wonder as the animal frantically scampered up a nearby tree.

Soberly, he cast a negligent eye over the challenge and quirked a brow at his friend.

Setting the list aside, he quirked a speculative brow at her and said nothing.

When the last geometric shape disappeared from her plate and she put down her fork, Jordan quirked a questioning brow at her, asking if she was finished.

Hiltsglen stared down at her, and though his lips no longer quirked upward the slightest whit, she realized he was smiling, in his own barbaric way.

But T had quirked a smile at her, and she drew a bit of confidence from that and slowed her speech.

Meet Bo-the-bug under the microscope of unwanted smirks and quirked brows.

Seeing the quirking canine brow, Sera assumed her pet disagreed with her assessment.

They said it together and both fell back in their chairs, pursing their lips, and quirking their brows at each other.

Alan led the way down Arapahoe through the blizzard to Eben Fine Park, the first conclusion he reached was that Kevin Quirk was an arrogant man.

Quirk west down Arapahoe, then across the narrow drive to the small parking area on the south side of the park.

Tarquine and Ardoise immediately rose to their feet, though Tarquine did it with that quirk of her eyebrows that so flustered him.