Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

peculiarly

adverb
     
pe‧cu‧li‧ar‧ly
1

peculiarly British/female/middle-class etc

something that is peculiarly British etc is a typical feature only of British people etc:
a peculiarly American idea
2 in a strange or unusual way:
Theo had been behaving peculiarly.
3 especially:
a peculiarly difficult question

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary