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adjective curious pronunciation in British English /ˈkjʊəriəs/
  1. 1
    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.

    1. a.
      used about someone's expression
      a curious look/glance:

      She shot him a quick, curious look.

  2. 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.

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