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- 1 English
- 2 Danish
- 3 Dutch
- 4 Italian
- 5 Jèrriais
The true etymology is unknown.
quiz (plural quizzes)
- Something designed to puzzle one or make one ridiculous; banter; raillery.
- One who or that which quizzes.
- (dated) An odd or absurd person or thing.
- A competition in the answering of questions.
- We came second in the pub quiz.
- A school examination of less importance, or of greater brevity, than others given in the same course.
- A shorter version of a test. Usually given in a classroom setting.
competition in the answering of questions
a school examination of less importance
- (transitive, archaic) To hoax; to chaff or mock with pretended seriousness of discourse; to make sport of, as by obscure questions.
- He quizzed unmercifully all the men in the room.
- (transitive, archaic) To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly.
- (transitive) To question closely, to interrogate.
- quiz (competition in the answering of questions)
Inflection of quiz
quiz m (invariable)
quiz m (plural quizs)