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quizzing

We have found lemma(root) word of quizzing : quiz.

Definitions


[kwɪz], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a test of knowledge, especially as a competition between individuals or teams as a form of entertainment
(e.g: a sports quiz)


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Origin:
mid 19th century (as a verb; originally US): possibly from quiz, influenced by inquisitive


[kwɪz], (Verb)

Definitions:
- ask (someone) questions
(e.g: four men have been quizzed about the murder)


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[kwɪz], (Verb)

Definitions:
- look curiously or intently at (someone) through or as if through an eyeglass
(e.g: deep-set eyes quizzed her in the candlelight)

- make fun of
(e.g: is it possible he has heard of my foible and is quizzing me?)


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Origin:
late 18th century: sometimes said to have been invented by a Dublin theatre proprietor who, having made a bet that a nonsense word could be made known within 48 hours throughout the city, and that the public would give it a meaning, had the word written up on walls all over the city. There is no evidence to support this theory


[kwɪz], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a practical joke or hoax
(e.g: I am impatient to know if the whole be not one grand quiz)

- an odd or eccentric person
(e.g: she means to marry that quiz for the sake of his thousands)


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definition by Oxford Dictionaries