The Correct spelling is: curious
Common misspellings of the word curious are:
How do you spell curious?. It is not
- Eager to learn more: curious investigators; a trapdoor that made me curious.
- Unduly inquisitive; prying.
- Arousing interest because of novelty or strangeness: a curious fact.
- Accomplished with skill or ingenuity.
- Extremely careful; scrupulous.
[Middle English, from Old French curios, from Latin cÅ«riÅsus, careful, inquisitive, from cÅ«ra, care. See cure.]curiously cu'riÂ·ousÂ·ly adv.
curiousness cu'riÂ·ousÂ·ness n.
SYNONYMS curious, inquisitive, snoopy, nosy. 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: â€œRemember, no revolvers. The police are, I believe, proverbially inquisitiveâ€ (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.