quizPronunciation: (kwiz), [key]
—n., pl. quiz•zes,
—v., quizzed, quiz•zing.
an informal test or examination of a student or class.
a practical joke; a hoax.
4. Chiefly Brit.
an eccentric, often odd-looking person.
to examine or test (a student or class) informally by questions.
to question closely: The police quizzed several suspects.
3. Chiefly Brit.
to make fun of; ridicule; mock; chaff.
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