How to Pronounce peculiar?

Correct pronunciation for the word "peculiar" is [pɪkjˈuːli͡ə], [pɪkjˈuːli‍ə], [p_ɪ_k_j_ˈuː_l_iə].

"Peculiar" in context

Peculiar is an interesting and elusive word that describes something that is not typical or usual. It has connotations of something bizarre or strange that may even be considered abnormal. People often use the word peculiar to describe people, places, and situations that stand out from the norm.

Although the word has often been used with a negative connotation, some peculiarities can be appreciated and admired. An old adage says that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and peculiar things can be just as beautiful.

Fascination with peculiar items or events is common among some cultures.


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