Origin of peculiar
SYNONYMS FOR peculiar
Related formspe·cu·liar·ly, adverbun·pe·cu·liar, adjectiveun·pe·cu·liar·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for peculiarly
I believe totalitarianism is a peculiarly 20th century idea.
In the tape, the bull looks bored, wearing that peculiarly vacuous expression that only cows and bulls can know.
But life has a peculiarly strict mathematical quality to it.
Nonetheless, this is a peculiarly British mess that reflects not just on the company but on the country.
Amis-Rage has become a near pathological, peculiarly British compulsion.
Mr. Lyte, it appeared, was suffering from a peculiarly interesting neuralgia, and the garage had overcharged him.Babbitt|Sinclair Lewis
It was originally a shallow gravel pit, and is peculiarly adapted to the requirements of Bamboos.Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens|Ernest Thomas Cook
But as the essential idea of the Psalmist is preserved in the common version, I employ it as peculiarly illustrative and forcible.The Crown of Thorns|E. H. Chapin
My boys are all dear to me, but Durand and Gordon peculiarly so.Peggy Stewart at School|Gabrielle E. Jackson
In the instance of Dr and Mrs Riccabocca the change was peculiarly visible.