Another word for curious
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These adjectives apply to persons who show a marked desire for information or knowledge. Curious most often implies an avid desire to know or learn, though it can suggest prying: A curious child is a teacher's delight. A curious neighbor can be a nuisance. Inquisitive frequently suggests excessive curiosity and the asking of many questions: “Remember, no revolvers. The police are, I believe, proverbially inquisitive” (Lord Dunsany). Snoopy suggests underhanded prying: The snoopy hotel detective spied on guests in the lobby. Nosy implies impertinent curiosity likened to that of an animal using its nose to examine or probe: My nosy colleague went through my mail.See Also Synonyms at strange.
Another word for curiousadjective
Eager to acquire knowledge:inquiring, inquisitive, investigative, questioning. See investigate
Unduly interested in the affairs of others:inquisitive, inquisitorial. (Informal) nosy, snoopy. See investigate
Causing puzzlement; perplexing:funny, odd, peculiar, queer, strange, weird. See usual
Deviating from the customary:bizarre, cranky, eccentric, erratic, freakish, idiosyncratic, odd, outlandish, peculiar, quaint, queer, quirky, singular, strange, unnatural, unusual, weird. (Slang) kooky, screwball. (British Slang) rum, rummy2. See usual