(noun, adjective)


1. strangely unconventional or unusual.

- famed for his eccentric spelling

Similar word(s): unconventional, bizarre, flakey, flaky, freakish, freaky, gonzo, outlandish, outre

2. not having a common center; not concentric

- eccentric circles

Similar word(s): acentric, nonconcentric

Sentences with eccentric as an adjective:

- As of 2008, Margaret had the most eccentric orbit of any moon in the solar system, though Nereid's mean eccentricity is greater.


1. a person with an unusual or odd personality

Similar word(s): flake, geek, oddball

Definition categories: person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul

2. a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)

- a friendly eccentric

Similar word(s): case, character, type

Definition categories: person, adult, grownup