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1. Suggesting puzzlement; questioning.
2. Teasing; mocking: "His face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air" (Lawrence Durrell).
3. Eccentric; odd.
quiz′zi·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.
questioning and mocking or supercilious: a quizzical look.
quiz•zi•cal(ˈkwɪz ɪ kəl)
1. odd or comical.
2. questioning or puzzled: a quizzical expression on her face.
3. derisively questioning or ridiculing.
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|Adj.||1.||quizzical - playfully vexing (especially by ridicule); "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell|
playful - full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school"
|2.||quizzical - perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know); "he had a quizzical expression"|
perplexed - full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment; "perplexed language"; "perplexed state of the world"