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quiz show

noun

Simple Definition of quiz show

  • : a radio or television program during which people compete with each other by trying to answer questions

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of quiz show

  1. :  an entertainment program (as on radio or television) in which contestants answer questions —called also quiz program

Examples of quiz show in a sentence

  1. a popular TV quiz show



1944

First Known Use of quiz show

1944


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