1. [ noun ] a request for information
Synonyms: inquiring
Related terms: request question challenge interrogation investigate question
2. [ adjective ] perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know)
Synonyms: quizzical

"he had a quizzical expression"

Related terms: perplexed
3. [ adjective ] marked by or given to doubt
Synonyms: skeptical sceptical doubting

"a skeptical attitude" "a skeptical listener"

Related terms: distrustful
4. [ adjective ] showing curiosity
Synonyms: inquisitive wondering speculative

"if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive" "raised a speculative eyebrow"

Related terms: curious
Similar spelling:   questioningly