quizzical

[kwiz-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
odd, queer, or comical.
2.
questioning or puzzled: a quizzical expression on her face.
3.
derisively questioning, ridiculing, or chaffing.

Origin:
1790–1800; quiz + -ical

quizzicality, quizzicalness, noun
quizzically, adverb
unquizzical, adjective
unquizzically, adverb
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quizzical (ˈkwɪzɪkəl)
 
adj
questioning and mocking or supercilious: a quizzical look
 
quizzi'cality
 
n
 
'quizzically
 
adv

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quizzical
1789, from quiz "odd or eccentric person" (1782), of unknown origin (see quiz).
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Example sentences
By this time he was quite sober, and really did not seem angry, looking at me quizzically.
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