Definition of quizzical
- a quizzical old man
- a quizzical remark
- raised a quizzical eyebrow
He gave me a quizzical look.
There was a quizzical expression on his face.
She raised a quizzical eyebrow when she saw what he was wearing.
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to cause to suffer severely from hunger
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