Mental behaviour

quirk
(n)
kwerk
Meaning

1. odd habit

1st Sample Sentence

1. Whenever he is about to answer a question, he says, "Well, let me say this". It's a quirk of his.

2nd Meaning

2. startling twist of fate (always in the phrase "quirk of fate")

2nd Sample Sentence

2. By a strange quirk of fate, he met his future wife on the day his mother died.

Synonyms

foible, quirk

Mnemonics

A clerk
walking in murk
he hit something and got a knee-jerk
he bent to see, what did he hit
from a lamp some smoke emit.
Genni appeared and told the clerk,
it is a QUIRK
ask for any 3 perk. Sounds like "quick" (sharp turn).

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