quiz englannista suomeksi
tutkia, testata, koetella
visa, kuulustelu, kysely
An odd, puzzling or absurd person or thing.
1833, Maria Edgeworth, ''Moral Tales'', volume 1, page 204:
- I tell you I am going to the music shop. I trust to your honour. Lord Rawson, I know, will call me a fool for trusting to the honour of a quiz.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/files/121/121-h/121-h.htm|chapter=7|passage=Where did you get that quiz of a hat? It makes you look like an old witch.
(quote-book)|The History of Pendennis|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=5QJa1u82nRUC&pg=PA288|passage=“I’m afraid you’re a sad quiz,” said Mrs. Bungay. ¶ “Quiz! never made a joke in my—hullo! who’s here? How d’ye do, Pendennis?
One who questions or interrogates; a prying person.
A school examination of less importance, or of greater brevity, than others given in the same course.
(quote-book)|The History of Pendennis|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=5QJa1u82nRUC&pg=PA217|passage=he quizzed unmercifully all the men in the room—
(quote-book)|passage='Now, Puddock, back him up—encourage your man,' said Devereux, who took a perverse pleasure in joking; 'tell him to flay the lump, splat him, divide him, and cut him in two pieces—'It was a custom of the corps to quiz Puddock about his cookery (..)
To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly.
To question (someone) closely, to interrogate.
To instruct (someone) by means of a quiz.
To play with a quiz. (rfex)
(obsolete spelling of)