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Adjective: singular  sing-gyu-lu(r)
  1. Composed of one member, set, or kind
  2. Grammatical number category referring to a single item or unit
  3. Unusual or striking
    "such poise is singular in one so young";
    - remarkable
  4. Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    "singular behaviour";
    - curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum [Brit, informal], rummy [Brit, archaic, informal]
  5. Being a single and separate person or thing
    "can the singular person be understood apart from his culture?"; "every fact in the world might be singular...unlike any other fact and sole of its kind"
  6. The single one of its kind
    "a singular example";
    - unique
Noun: singular  sing-gyu-lu(r)
  1. The form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
    - singular form

Derived forms: singulars

See also: extraordinary, individual, oddball, single, strange, unusual

Type of: descriptor, form, signifier, word form

Antonym: plural, plural form

Encyclopedia: Singular