[id-ee-oh-sin-krat-ik, -sing-] /ˌɪd i oʊ sɪnˈkræt ɪk, -sɪŋ-/
pertaining to the nature of , or something peculiar to an individual:
The best minds are idiosyncratic and unpredictable as they follow the course of scientific discovery.
of or relating to idiosyncrasy; characteristic of a specific person
1779, from idiosyncrasy + -ic. Earlier in same sense was idiosyncratical (1640s). Related: Idiosyncratically.
[id-ee-uh t] /ˈɪd i ət/ noun 1. Informal. an utterly foolish or senseless person: If you think you can wear that outfit to a job interview and get hired, you’re an idiot! 2. Psychology. (no longer in technical use; considered offensive) a person of the lowest order in a former and discarded classification of mental […]
noun, Slang. 1. a television set; television. noun 1. (slang) a television set noun phrase A television set; television; the BOOB TUBE (1959+) A television set, as in There they sit in front of the idiot box, hour after hour. This slangy and pejorative expression dates from about 1960.
noun, Television Slang. 1. . noun phrase A large sheet of heavy paper held up out of range of the television camera to prompt actors or speakers; cue card: ”Idiot boards” are held out of camera range/ The scripts are gone, but now there are idiot cards (1952+ Television studio)
[ahy-dee-uh, ahy-deeuh ] /aɪˈdi ə, aɪˈdiə/ noun 1. any conception existing in the mind as a result of mental understanding, awareness, or activity. 2. a thought, conception, or notion: That is an excellent idea. 3. an impression: He gave me a general idea of how he plans to run the department. 4. an opinion, view, […]