rhetorical question

Definition of rhetorical question

:a question not intended to require an answer

Word by Word Definitions

rhetorical play
  1. : of, relating to, or concerned with rhetoric

  2. : employed for rhetorical effect

  3. : given to rhetoric : grandiloquent

question play
  1. : an interrogative expression often used to test knowledge

  2. : an interrogative sentence or clause

  3. : a subject or aspect in dispute or open for discussion : issue

  1. : to ask a question of or about

  2. : to interrogate intensively : cross-examine

  3. : doubt, dispute


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