Idiosyncrasy

1. Having a distinctive and characteristic quality or taste.

2. Strong and sharp in flavor or odor; piquant or pungent.

3. Exciting to the mental taste by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language

Usage:
1. A series of racy photos posted on the Internet has put an American Idol contestant in a bit of a jam -- and given Idol even more publicity than the top-rated program has attracted already this season.

2. Critics say the new breed of racy theatre producers are taking advantage of more liberal trends in the arts and media under the rule of President Pervez Musharraf.

3. This three-meg beauty is decked out in the silver, black and red livery of the McLaren F1 team and comes pre-loaded with racy ringtones and loads of video clips and images of the 2007 McLaren F1 car

Synonyms: animated, bright, buoyant, clever, distinctive, entertaining, exciting, exhilarating, fiery, forceful, forcible, gingery, heady, keen, lively, mettlesome, peppery, piquant, playful, poignant, pungent, rich, salty.

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