Quizzical

Definitions of "Quizzical"

Suggesting puzzlement; questioning. adjective

Teasing; mocking. adjective

Eccentric; odd. adjective

Characteristic of a quiz; bantering; teasing; shy; queer: as, a quizzical look or remark.

Relating to quizzing; given to quizzing; of the nature of a quiz; farcical; sportive. adjective

Questioning or suggesting puzzlement. adjective

Strange or eccentric. adjective

Perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know) adjective

Playfully vexing (especially by ridicule) adjective

The word "Quizzical" in example sentences

She opened her eyes to find him peering down at her, his expression quizzical. The Devil Wears Plaid

And because the Huskies don't travel to the Bay Area this season, a win like this would have been like scoring the word "quizzical" in Scrabble. The Seattle Times

His expression was quizzical and slightly concerned. Sweet Deceit

His expression was quizzical and slightly concerned. Sweet Deceit

He recalled the quizzical looks he got from batters when the sinker came in hard like a fastball and then broke downward. News

Quietly rubbing against the grain of contemporary painting, this kind of quizzical, intimate work is a thing to be cherished. This week's new exhibitions

The Geekette, what was her name, Phoebe? sat up a little straighter, tensing slightly, then favoured him with a raised eyebrow that could only be called "quizzical". An Un Conventional Story

The Geekette, what was her name, Phoebe? sat up a little straighter, tensing slightly, then favoured him with a raised eyebrow that could only be called "quizzical". Archive 2006-10-01

When it became clear to him that he appeared for the moment to have nothing to fear from the eagle, who was merely regarding him with a kind of quizzical, blinking doubt, he sat up, and then slowly dragged himself back to his feet and wiped and smaacked some of the dirt off his coat. The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

The baby’s feathered face can be remarkably expressive: it is wearing what can only be described as a quizzical look: What’s this? Birdology

It simply gazed back with a kind of quizzical pity on its lean features under the scrutiny of eyes so deep, so meaningful, so desolate, and yet so indomitably courageous. The Return

You say to an Irishman, "Pat! what will you take and sit on the spire of St. James 'Cathedral all night?" and he looks at you in a kind of quizzical way and says: -- "Shure and be jabbers I'll take a bad cold." Scotland's Contributions to the Empire

There was a kind of quizzical loftiness in Ian Belward's manner. The Trespasser, Complete

There was a kind of quizzical loftiness in Ian Belward's manner. The Trespasser, Volume 1

There was a kind of quizzical loftiness in Ian Belward's manner. The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

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