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According to the "Merriam-Webster Dictionary", a simple definition of the term "definition" is "an explanation of the meaning of a word, phrase, etc., a statement that defines a word, phrase, etc., a statement that describes what something is, a clear or perfect example of a person or thing". Okay? Let's see if you known the meanings of the words in the following quizzes!   

There are 84 quizzes and 995 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's quiz: Definitions - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 995 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
Unusual Adjectives

Here are 10 questions on some rather unusual adjectives. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Apr 13 01
1665 plays
Words You Can Chew On

Some words just sound good, don't they? The words in this quiz are all adjectives chosen simply because I like the way they sound. Maybe you'd like to add some to your everyday vocabulary.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 13 00
4620 plays
Funniest Words Ever

The English language never ceases to amaze me. Here are ten rather silly words to weave into your vocabulary when you feel like showing off!
Average (10 qns)
Jun 09 11
771 plays
Digestion Questioners

This is a quiz about the major people who question digestion--the digestive studiers. You might want to play this in the Interactive (Flash) version so you can read the blurbs as you go along. This is my first quiz on FunTrivia, so I hope you like it!
Average (10 qns)
Sep 15 08
1449 plays
Word Definitions

A quiz on unusual words, one for each letter of the alphabet from A to Y. (The max is 25 questions!) Match the word with the correct definition. These are tough but educational. I hope you have as much fun taking the quiz as I did looking up the words!
Tough (25 qns)
Mar 11 00
5220 plays
English: she are hard!

The English language has many words with multiple meanings and many letter combinations that are pronounced differently. The following are a few examples of these idiosyncrasies.
Average (10 qns)
May 28 10
1524 plays
Word Power

Want to join the "in" crowd? Here are 10 adjectives that begin with the prefix 'in', and end with the suffix 'able'. So if you're ready and "able", delve "in" to this test designed to make words more accessible to you.
Easy (10 qns)
Sep 09 02
4242 plays
Random Trip through Dictionary Land

Here is a random trip through dictionary land, English is a rich language if you only look into its treasure chests.
Average (10 qns)
Jun 28 01
2748 plays
Words with the prefix 'Para'

A quiz on words beginning with Para... some easy, some not-so-easy. Either way, enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
May 23 11
489 plays
Random Promenade through the Dictionary

Here's another random trip through dictionary land, by popular request. Have a safe and pleasant journey through a standard collegiate version.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 15 01
1719 plays
Sounds Fishy To Me

Take two words, both with the same spelling and both pronounced alike. One is the name of a fish. I'll give you the definition of the other word - and you type in the word that applies to both. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 07 10
555 plays
More Misunderstood Words

Match the descriptions with the correct words.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 08 13
843 plays
"Un" Is the Loneliest...

Match the 'un' word to the correct definition.
Easy (10 qns)
Jul 18 16
582 plays
Dictionary Definitions

How well do you know the dictionary? Here is a little quiz. Good Luck and Have Fun!
Tough (10 qns)
Mar 01 00
1965 plays
Nym-ble with -nym's

The suffix "-nym" comes from the Greek for "name". Many English words end with "-nym". Do you know them? You may find that some questions will contain subtle hints to the answer. Have fun!
Tough (15 qns)
May 21 11
351 plays
Intentionally Easy Meanings

Today's society has lost faith in its education system. Let's see if they're right.
Easy (10 qns)
Sep 30 01
4494 plays
Size and Shape

Check out this quiz on vocabulary words related to size and shape.
Easy (10 qns)
May 03 10
849 plays
Military Vocabulary

These are some of the most common terms used in the military today.
Average (10 qns)
Oct 08 00
3690 plays
Cide Ways

There's a sober side and a funny side, and then there's -cide, meaning killing of ____. Decide which cide fits best. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Apr 25 13
531 plays
Word Definitions

How big is your vocabulary? Try to pick the correct definitions to words in this fairly easy quiz.
Average (15 qns)
Mar 24 01
3000 plays
Words that End With ET

I'll give you the meaning of a word, just add ET to mean a new word. Good luck with the quiz.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 05 09
729 plays
Walking With Webster

A very hard vocabulary quiz on words that can be found in the New Merriam-Webster Dictionary. For all questions I will give you the definition and you must choose the word from the choices given. Some definitions may be shortened.
Average (15 qns)
Jul 17 01
1932 plays
Dual Connotations

I'll give you two definitions, and you give me a word that fits them both. Ex. noise a dog makes, outside covering on a tree = bark
Average (10 qns)
May 06 01
3777 plays
Ghosts of Language Past

Words that were once in common use, but are now effectively dead. I give you the word, you give me the meaning.
Tough (10 qns)
Jun 24 02
870 plays
Word Definitions

If you love words and are fascinated by their meanings this will be a piece of cake for you! I hope you might learn something new as well - enjoy. All definitions are from Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Difficult (10 qns)
Jul 20 01
1557 plays
Word Definitions I

In this quiz, I'll give you the definition, and you choose the word that best fits that definition. Have fun!
Average (10 qns)
Oct 12 02
1602 plays

Words and defintions to hopefully help us expand our vocabulary. They were taken from the Webster Dictionary and Thesarus (Deluxe Edition). 10 multiple choice. Good Luck!
Average (10 qns)
Aug 15 01
2625 plays
Places Of Residence

This quiz deals with vocabulary about where people (and animals) live. Multiple choice in all cases.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 30 02
1806 plays
Vowels Wonders

Each of the ten words being described in this quiz has all five vowels in it and each vowel appears only once. Also, all ten words are adjectives. The first (few) letter(s) and the length of the word are given as clue. Can you solve all ten? Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
Sep 28 12
306 plays
Call My Bluff

Back in the days of steam T.V., there was a quiz called "Call My Bluff". Two teams would take it in turns to describe an obscure word, which the opposite team would have to identify. Here is my tribute to that show (maybe the 1st of many).
Tough (10 qns)
Jul 13 04
1263 plays
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