The Online Slang Dictionary
(American, English, and Urban slang)

Login     Register     Forgot password     Resend confirmation

Definition of an idiotsyncrasy

idiotsyncrasy

noun

  • strange personal mannerism. Etymology: from the words idiot and idiosyncrasy.
    Yeah, he's scratching in public again. It's just one of his idiotsyncrasies.

    Last edited on Dec 23 1997. Submitted by Louie Elko from Beloit, WI, USA on Dec 23 1997.

+Add a definition for this slang term

More info:

Interactive stats:

Related words

Slang terms with the same meaning

Other terms relating to 'contractions (list of)':

Definitions include: a worthless small program.
Definitions include: a man's nipple.
Definitions include: northern California.
Definitions include: contraction for "Northern California".
Definitions include: contraction of "come on".
Definitions include: Standard American English doesn't have a 2nd person plural personal pronoun, so "y'all" is sometimes used to fill this gap.
Definitions include: "Let me".
Definitions include: rude, crude, and "nerdy" at the same time.
Definitions include: "must be".
Definitions include: "got to".
Definitions include: a seminar conducted over the web.
Definitions include: contraction of "trying to".
Definitions include: a person who is online.
Definitions include: contraction of "none of your."
Definitions include: Alternate spelling of own.

Other terms relating to 'mannerisms':

Definitions include: a tall clumsy person.

Slang terms with the same root words

None. How about some random words?

Definitions include: any car in disrepair.
Definitions include: dismissive retort.
Definitions include: to end something.
Definitions include: under the influence of marijuana and alcohol at the same time.
Definitions include: a man who is reputed to be extremely virile or sexually accomplished. (U.S. vulgar slang)
Definitions include: A random person; a stranger
Definitions include: "cool".
Definitions include: soldiers.
Definitions include: Australia, New Zealand, and UK equivalent of "fanny pack".
Definitions include: diamonds.

How common is this slang?

Don't click the following.
I use it(7)  
No longer use it(0)  
Heard it but never used it(4)  
Have never heard it(6)  

How vulgar is this slang?

Average of 18 votes: 18%  (See the most vulgar words.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Your vote: None   (To vote, click the pepper. Vote how vulgar the word is – not how mean it is.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Where is this slang used?

Logged-in users can add themselves to the map. Login, Register, Login instantly with Facebook.


Link to this slang definition

To link to this term in a web page or blog, insert the following.

<a href="http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/an-idiotsyncrasy">an idiotsyncrasy</a>

To link to this term in a wiki such as Wikipedia, insert the following.

[http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/an-idiotsyncrasy an idiotsyncrasy]

Some wikis use a different format for links, so be sure to check the documentation.