AskDefine | Define eclectic

Dictionary Definition

eclectic adj : selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas n : someone who selects according to the eclectic method [syn: eclecticist]

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English

Pronunciation

  • /ɪˈklɛktɪk/, /I"klEktIk/

Adjective

  1. Unrelated and unspecialized. Crossing a range or mixture of specialties.
  2. Selecting a mixture of what appear to be best of various doctrines, methods, or styles.

Translations

Unrelated and unspecialized
Selecting a mixture of what appear to be best of various doctrines, methods, or styles

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Noun

  1. Someone who selects according to the eclectic method.

Translations

one who selects by the eclectic method

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