Quiz

Definition of Quiz

Pronunciation: kwĭz
n.1.A riddle or obscure question; an enigma; a ridiculous hoax.
2.One who quizzes others; as, he is a great quiz.
3.An odd or absurd fellow.
4.An exercise, or a course of exercises, conducted as a coaching or as an examination.
v. t.1.To puzzle; to banter; to chaff or mock with pretended seriousness of discourse; to make sport of, as by obscure questions.
[imp. & p. p. Quizzed (kwĭzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Quizzing (kwĭz"zĭng).]
He quizzed unmercifully all the men in the room.
- Thackeray.
2.To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly.
3.To instruct in or by a quiz. See Quiz, n., 4.
Quizzing glass
a small eyeglass.
v. i.1.To conduct a quiz. See Quiz, n., 4.

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