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- UK [ˈkjʊərɪəs] / US [ˈkjʊrɪəs]
1)a) someone who is curious wants to find out about somethingcurious about:
I didn't mean to pry. I'm just curious. That's all.curious to see/hear/know something:
Children are curious about animals and how they live.
People were curious to know why the accident happened.b) used about someone's expressiona curious look/glance:
She shot him a quick, curious look.2) unusual and interesting
a set of curious kitchen implementsit is curious that:
He felt a curious mixture of happiness and fear.
It is rather curious that you've never mentioned this before.
English dictionary. 2014.