wh question

WH-question

[duhb-uhl-yoo-eych-kwes-chuhn]
noun Grammar, (in English)
a question containing a WH-word, often in initial position, and calling for an item of information to be supplied, as Where do you live?
Also, wh-question.
Compare yes-no question.
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WH question
 
n
Also called: information question a question in English to which an appropriate answer is to give information rather than to answer "yes" or "no": typically introduced by the word who, which, what, where, when, or how

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