March 12, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
curious /ˈkjɚrijəs/ adjective
curious
/ˈkjɚrijəs/
adjective
The children are curious about what is in the net.
The children are curious about what is in the net.
Learner's definition of CURIOUS

[more curious; most curious]

1 : having a desire to learn or know more about something or someone

  • The cat was naturally curious about its new surroundings.

  • They were curious to find out who won the game.

  • We're curious about why you never called us.

2 : strange, unusual, or unexpected

  • She found a curious old clock in the attic.

  • That's curious [=weird, strange, odd]—I thought I left my keys right here.

  • The birds were engaged in some curious behavior.

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