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ECLECTIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does eclectic mean? 

ECLECTIC (noun)
  The noun ECLECTIC has 1 sense:

1. someone who selects according to the eclectic method

  Familiarity information: ECLECTIC used as a noun is very rare.


ECLECTIC (adjective)
  The adjective ECLECTIC has 1 sense:

1. selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

  Familiarity information: ECLECTIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ECLECTIC (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who selects according to the eclectic method

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

eclectic; eclecticist

Hypernyms ("eclectic" is a kind of...):

philosopher (a specialist in philosophy)


ECLECTIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

Similar:

discriminating (showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste)


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