Quizzical – meaning of the word and examples

Comically quaint (Merriam – Webster)

Mildly teasing or mocking. (Merriam – Webster)

Expressive of puzzlement, curiosity, or disbelief. (Merriam – Webster)

Seeming to ask a question without saying anything. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Odd, queer, or comical. (Dictionary.com)

Questioning or puzzled. (Dictionary.com)

If you give someone a quizzical look or smile, you look at them in a way that shows that you are surprised or amused by their behaviour. (Collins Dictionary).

Examples

Quizzical look. 

https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo/quizzical-look.html

Quizzical expression

The quizzical story behind a quizzical word. 

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/the-quizzical-story-behind-the-origin-of-a-quizzical-word-1.947395

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