Quizzing
Quiz Quiz (kw[i^]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quizzed} (kw[i^]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Quizzing} (kw[i^]z"z[i^]ng).] 1. To puzzle; to banter; to chaff or mock with pretended seriousness of discourse; to make sport of, as by obscure questions. [1913 Webster]

He quizzed unmercifully all the men in the room. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

2. To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly. [1913 Webster]

3. To instruct in or by a quiz. See {Quiz}, n., 4. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

{Quizzing glass}, a small eyeglass. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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