The definition of curious is eager to know or learn.(adjective)
An example of curious is a child snooping through the attic to find out what his parents bought him for his birthday.
See curious in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr curios < L curiosus, careful, diligent, curious; akin to cura, care: see cure
See curious in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, from Old French curios, from Latin cūriōsus, careful, inquisitive, from cūra, care; see cure .
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