Awesome Adjective: Curious

Meaning: To want to know about something; to have a lot of questions. Often used with “about.”


I could tell by the way the bird was looking at me that it was curious.

I was very curious about his trip, so I asked him a lot of questions.

A: “Why do you want to know my middle name?”   B: “No reason. Just curious.”


Pop Quiz:

What’s the opposite of curious?

A.  uninterested

B.  interested

C.  boring

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is A. If you’re uninterested, it means you don’t really care about something – which means you’re not curious. Boring, remember, doesn’t usually described a person – it usually describes a thing that makes someone feel bored.

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2 thoughts on “Awesome Adjective: Curious

  1. says:

    I guess I’m curious than “Curious George”.I always have had a lot of questions to
    ask the teachers.Ask questions make you smart.Isn’t it?

  2. […] One of our commenters last week mentioned Curious George. Curious George is a popular series of children’s books about a little monkey who’s curious. Here’s a short video about one of Curious George’s adventures. When you’re finished, take the quiz to test your understanding! […]

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