Quizzical Quiz"zic*al (kw[i^]z"z[i^]*kal), a. Relating to quizzing; given to quizzing; of the nature of a quiz; farcical; sportive. [1913 Webster] -- {Quiz"zic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • quizzically — adverb see quizzical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quizzically — See quizzicality. * * * …   Universalium

  • quizzically — adverb In a quizzical manner; as if puzzled or asking a question …   Wiktionary

  • quizzically — adv. with an inquisitive look; in a mocking manner, scornfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quizzically — quiz·zi·cal·ly …   English syllables

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  • questioningly — adverb 1. in a curious and questioning manner (Freq. 1) they turned their heads questioningly, as if awaiting further instructions • Syn: ↑wonderingly • Derived from adjective: ↑wondering (for: ↑wonderingly), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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