quizzy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quiz +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

quizzy (comparative quizzier or more quizzy, superlative quizziest or most quizzy)

  1. Odd; eccentric.
    • 1811, Edward Nares, Thinks I-to-myself:
      [...] as in all other balls, there was a certain sprinkling of fine ladies, and quizzy gentlemen, as well as of quizzy ladies and fine gentlemen, so that the several partnerships were as it might be, ill or well-arranged; [...]

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