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UK [ˈkjʊərɪəs] / US [ˈkjʊrɪəs] adjective
1)
a) someone who is curious wants to find out about something

I didn't mean to pry. I'm just curious. That's all.

curious about:

Children are curious about animals and how they live.

curious to see/hear/know something:

People were curious to know why the accident happened.

b) used about someone's expression
a curious look/glance:

She shot him a quick, curious look.

2) unusual and interesting

a set of curious kitchen implements

He felt a curious mixture of happiness and fear.

it is curious that:

It is rather curious that you've never mentioned this before.


English dictionary. 2014.