It was a peculiar moment where viral content came to life; as if Grumpy Cat came onstage and began speaking.
Sure, we may come for the recipes, but we stay to be entertained by the cook's own peculiar passion for the world of the edible.
peculiar it may be, but it is a real phenomenon and demands explanation—not glib dismissal.
In the semifinals, she was in a peculiar position for someone of Jeopardy!
But I do think that they have a peculiar and salutary indirect effect.
She was indeed a peculiar girl—the more the pity for the many that made her so!
That explained their presence there and their peculiar behavior.
They are not tattooed, always use the sumpitan, and have a peculiar dialect.
Mrs Grey obviously considered that Margaret was her peculiar charge.
The key, one of a peculiar make, hung always on his watch-chain.
mid-15c., "belonging exclusively to one person," from Latin peculiaris "of one's own (property)," from peculium "private property," literally "property in cattle" (in ancient times the most important form of property), from pecu "cattle, flock," related to pecus "cattle" (see pecuniary). Meaning "unusual" is first attested c.1600 (earlier "distinguished, special," 1580s; for sense development, cf. idiom). Related: Peculiarly.
as used in the phrase "peculiar people" in 1 Pet. 2:9, is derived from the Lat. peculium, and denotes, as rendered in the Revised Version ("a people for God's own possession"), a special possession or property. The church is the "property" of God, his "purchased possession" (Eph. 1:14; R.V., "God's own possession").