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quizzical

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Quizzical \Quiz"zic*al\ (kw[i^]z"z[i^]*kal), adjective Relating to quizzing; given to quizzing; of the nature of a quiz; farcical; sportive. -- {Quiz"zic*al*ly}, adverb

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

quizzical

adjective

1: playfully vexing (especially by ridicule); "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell [syn: {mocking}, {teasing}, {quizzical}]

2: perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know); "he had a quizzical expression" [syn: {questioning}, {quizzical}]


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