Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Adjective: curious  kyûr-ee-us
  1. Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    "a curious hybrid accent";
    - funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum [Brit], rummy, singular
     
  2. Eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
    "a curious child is a teacher's delight"; "a trap door that made me curious"; "curious investigators"; "traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers"; "curious about the neighbour's doings"
     
  3. Having curiosity aroused; eagerly interested in learning more
    "a trap door that made me curious"

See also: inquiring, inquisitive, interested, nosey, nosy, overcurious, prying, questioning, snoopy, speculative, strange, unusual, wondering

Antonym: incurious

Encyclopedia: Curious