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curiouser, comparative; curiousest, superlative;
  1. Eager to know or learn something
    • - I began to be curious about the whereabouts of the bride and groom
    • - she was curious to know what had happened
  2. Expressing curiosity
    • - a curious stare
  3. Strange; unusual
    • - a curious sensation overwhelmed her

  1. beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"
  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 neighbor's doings"
  3. (curiously) in a manner differing from the usual or expected; "had a curiously husky voice"; "he's behaving rather peculiarly"
  4. (curiousness) a state of active curiosity
  5. (curiousness) foreignness: the quality of being alien or not native; "the strangeness of a foreigner"
  6. (curiosity) a state in which you want to learn more about something
  7. "Curious" is the debut single by R&B singer Danny Fernandes. The song features rapper Juelz Santana and produced by Pilzbury. It is featured on his debut album Intro.
  8. Curious is a women's fragrance from Elizabeth Arden, and is the first perfume to be endorsed by Britney Spears, preceding "Fantasy." Spears reportedly earned $52 million from the endorsement.
  9. Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American recording artist and entertainer. Raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, Spears began performing as a child, landing acting roles in stage productions and television shows. ...
  10. "Curious" is the second single released off Tony Yayo's debut album, Thoughts of a Predicate Felon. The single features R&B artist Joe on the chorus of the song.
  11. Curiosity (from Latin curiosus "careful, diligent, curious," akin to cura "care") is an emotion related to natural inquisitive behavior such as exploration, investigation, and learning, evident by observation in human and many animal species. ...
  12. (Curiosity*) "Curiosity" was the first single released by The Jets from their critically and commercially successful debut album The Jets. This was a successful single on the R&B chart in the U.S., peaking at number eight.
  13. Fastidious, particular; demanding a high standard of excellence, difficult to satisfy; Inquisitive; tending to ask questions, investigate, or explore; Prompted by curiosity; unusual; odd; out of the ordinary; bizarre
  14. (curiosity) Careful, delicate construction; fine workmanship, delicacy of building. [16th-19th c.]; Inquisitiveness; the tendency to ask learn about things by asking questions, investigating, or exploring. [from 17th c.]; A unique or extraordinary object which arouses interest. [from 17th c.]
  15. (curiosity) the desire to know what is happening or has happened.
  16. (Curiosity) 'This is what prolongs the troubles of those afflicted with blind curiosity, i.e., those who seek out rarities simply in order to wonder at them and not in order to know them, for gradually they become so full of wonder that things of no importance are no less apt to arrest their ...
  17. (Curiosity) (1) hope. (2) an objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine mind. (3) the desire to learn something harmless - the engine of science. /
  18. (Curiosity) An open-ness to having a new opinion. For consumers, the rewards of curiosity include getting higher value, bragging rights, having news value or product enthusiasm, or achieving an aspiration to be identified with the brand. ...
  19. (Curiosity) Being curious about the nature of learning, about the world, its people and cultures.
  20. (Curiosity) Kender have an overwhelming sense of curiosity. They have a natural drive that leads them to explore anything they can get into. This curiosity can sometimes even override common sense. ...
  21. (Curiosity) People want to know these things, evidently. Some of these may be answered in future posts.
  22. (curiosity) Eagerness to learn or know something in science.
  23. (curiosity) Sharp pointed inverted v-strokes on "m", "n", "h", or "r". Curiosity is investigativeness lacking the purpose of the latter trait.
  24. highly detailed, as in workmanship; elaborate.
  25. careful, diligent; skillful; eager; skillfully made