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[kwiz-i-kuh l] /ˈkwɪz ɪ kəl/

odd, queer, or comical.
questioning or puzzled:
a quizzical expression on her face.
derisively questioning, ridiculing, or chaffing.
questioning and mocking or supercilious: a quizzical look

1789, from quiz “odd or eccentric person” (1782), of unknown origin (see quiz (n.)) + -ical. Related: Quizzically.


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