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quizzical

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishquizzicalquiz‧zi‧cal /ˈkwɪzɪkəl/ adjective 🔊 🔊 ASK A QUESTIONa quizzical expression is one that shows that you do not understand something and perhaps think it is slightly amusinga quizzical look/expression/smile 🔊 He sat and watched her, a quizzical look on his face.quizzically /-kli/ adverb
Examples from the Corpus
quizzicalAnd yet their eyes, their lips, a certain shy grin or quizzical cant of an eyebrow, look strangely familiar.The well-dressed patrons raised quizzical eyebrows and exchanged glances on seeing us come in.David urged her on, ignoring her quizzical glance.He gave me that quizzical look, as much as to say: You should know by now what that was all about.The child gave him a quizzical look.Jasper gave me a quizzical look.Her face was vaguely familiar, and Floyd suddenly became aware that the Administrator was looking at him with a quizzical smile.a quizzical look/expression/smileHer face was vaguely familiar, and Floyd suddenly became aware that the Administrator was looking at him with a quizzical smile.Jasper gave me a quizzical look.Blanche looked at Lancaster with a quizzical smile and did not say anything for a full ten seconds.Eugene Forster had a quizzical smile playing around his mouth.Tia Carmen exchanges a quizzical look with the other aunts.
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