Thesaurus

quiz

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of quiz

  1. 1 a person who causes repeated emotional pain, distress, or annoyance to another always eager to put everything down, my boyfriend had to be a quiz and make fun of the actors and costumes in our local theater troupe's latest production Synonyms baiter, harasser, heckler, mocker, needler, persecutor, tormentor, quizzer, ridiculer, taunter, tease, teaser, torturerRelated Words belittler, derider, detractor, giber (or jiber), insulter, jeerer, scoffer, scorner; trash-talker; smart aleck (also smart alec), smarty (or smartie), smarty-pants, wiseacre, wiseguy; kidder, lampooner, satirist; accuser, blamer, troublemaker; assailant, attacker, molester, victimizer; bother, disturber, pestNear Antonyms defender, deliverer, guard, protector, rescuer, savior (or saviour); comforter, consoler, solace, soother, succorer; bodyguard, champion

  2. 2 a set of questions or problems designed to assess knowledge, skills, or intelligence according to the magazine's marriage quiz, the chances that we'll have a 10th wedding anniversary are just about nil Synonyms exam, examination, testRelated Words aptitude test, intelligence test, placement test; pretest, retest; board(s), midterm, midyear; catechism; audition; final; checkup, inspection, review; inquiry, interrogation, investigation, probe, research

  3. 3 a person of odd or whimsical habits even by House of Lords standards, the cross-dressing earl was considered quite a quiz Synonyms character, codger, crack, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, flake, fruitcake, head case, kook, nut, nutcase, nutter [British slang], oddball, oddity, original, eccentric, screwball, weirdo, zanyRelated Words bohemian, maverick, nonconformist, quixote; coot, geezer; curio, rarity; freak; fantast, fantasticoNear Antonyms conformer, conformist, follower, sheep


quiz

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of quiz

  1. 1 to put a question or questions to quickly quizzed her about the assignment before heading off to class Synonyms catechize, grill, inquire (of), interrogate, query, question, askRelated Words besiege, bombard, cross-examine, cross-question, examine, pump; poll, surveyNear Antonyms rejoin, retort; comment, observe, remark; avoid, duckAntonyms answer, reply, respond

  2. 2 to put a series of questions to hated the way those relatives would quiz me about my partner and our living arrangements Synonyms catechize, grill, interrogate, pump, query, question, examine, sweat [slang]Related Words debrief; cross-examine, cross-question; annoy, harass, hound, pester; canvass (also canvas), poll



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up quiz? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!