strange or unusual, especially in a troubling or displeasing way
belonging only (to a particular person, place, time, etc.)
"a curious hybrid accent"
"her speech has a funny twang"
"they have some funny ideas about war"
"had an odd name"
"the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"
"something definitely queer about this town"
"what a rum fellow"
"the particular demands of the job"
"has a particular preference for Chinese art"
"a peculiar bond of sympathy between them"
"an expression peculiar to Canadians"
"rights peculiar to the rich"
"the special features of a computer"
"my own special chair"
"a peculiar hobby of stuffing and mounting bats"
"a man...feels it a peculiar insult to be taunted with cowardice by a woman"
"the peculiar character of the Government of the U.S."
The communion loaf..which each one receives only according to his peculiar state of grace.
出自： Henry Miller
Tolstoy's ability to get along..with young men..was..a source of peculiar annoyance to his wife.
出自： A. N. Wilson