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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 121 quizzes and 1,400 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Word Definitions 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, Pat6789, Mar 11 00

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
Pat6789
Mar 11 00
5307 plays
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match quiz  I've Got Your 'Back' 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, DizWiz, Jul 02 17

Match the 'back' words on the right to the word on the left that best fits the meaning. Don't back out now....
Very Easy
DizWiz gold member
Jul 02 17
1251 plays
63.
trivia quiz  Call My Bluff 3 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Jan 06 05

I again revisit the BBC quiz show 'Call My Bluff'. Two teams take it in turns to describe an obscure word, which their opponents would have to correctly identify. Only one description was the true one. Here we go again.
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awkins
Jan 06 05
1107 plays
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trivia quiz  English: she are hard! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ticky100, May 28 10

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.
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ticky100 gold member
May 28 10
1551 plays
65.
trivia quiz  Words with the prefix 'Para' 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, heatherlois, May 23 11

A quiz on words beginning with Para... some easy, some not-so-easy. Either way, enjoy!
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heatherlois
May 23 11
507 plays
66.
trivia quiz  Word Power 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, THE TRIVIA KNIGHT, Sep 09 02

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
THE TRIVIA KNIGHT
Sep 09 02
4335 plays
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trivia quiz  Random Trip through Dictionary Land 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jun 28 01

Here is a random trip through dictionary land, English is a rich language if you only look into its treasure chests.
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Bruyere editor
Jun 28 01
2766 plays
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trivia quiz  Random Promenade Through The Dictionary 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jul 15 01

Here's another random trip through dictionary land, by popular request. Have a safe and pleasant journey through a standard collegiate version.
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Bruyere editor
Jul 15 01
1881 plays
69.
trivia quiz  Funniest Words Ever 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, heatherlois, Jun 09 11

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!
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heatherlois
Jun 09 11
807 plays
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trivia quiz  Sounds Fishy To Me 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Sep 07 10

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
Creedy gold member
Sep 07 10
570 plays
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trivia quiz  Dictionary Definitions 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, thelowspark, Mar 01 00

How well do you know the dictionary? Here is a little quiz. Good Luck and Have Fun!
Tough
thelowspark
Mar 01 00
2052 plays
72.
trivia quiz  Worship These Terms 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Earthboy, Apr 16 17

Worship is an integral part of the religious life. There are individual terms for the worship of specific things that are or may be divine. Do you know what they are?
Average
Earthboy
Apr 16 17
192 plays
73.
trivia quiz  Size and Shape 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, shs05, May 03 10

Check out this quiz on vocabulary words related to size and shape.
Easy
shs05
May 03 10
894 plays
74.
trivia quiz  She's Fine 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Nov 19 18

Each of the answers in this quiz starts with 'she'. An example question would be, 'She went for a ride on a SMALL PONY NAMED AFTER SOME SCOTTISH ISLANDS' and the hint is 'SHE +5 letters'. The answer is 'Shetland'.
Easy
Kankurette gold member
Nov 19 18
270 plays
75.
trivia quiz  Nym-ble with -nym's 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, Jordanar18, May 21 11

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
Jordanar18 gold member
May 21 11
387 plays
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trivia quiz  Word Definitions 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, stalkworthybabe, Mar 24 01

How big is your vocabulary? Try to pick the correct definitions to words in this fairly easy quiz.
Average
stalkworthybabe
Mar 24 01
3096 plays
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trivia quiz  More Misunderstood Words 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Jan 08 13

Match the descriptions with the correct words.
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nyirene330
Jan 08 13
879 plays
78.
trivia quiz  Intentionally Easy Meanings 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, DeiDei, Sep 30 01

Today's society has lost faith in its education system. Let's see if they're right.
Easy
DeiDei
Sep 30 01
4770 plays
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trivia quiz  Military Vocabulary 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, YOPAPA, Oct 08 00

These are some of the most common terms used in the military today.
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YOPAPA
Oct 08 00
3861 plays
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match quiz  "Un" Is the Loneliest... 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Jul 18 16

Match the 'un' word to the correct definition.
Easy
nyirene330
Jul 18 16
654 plays
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trivia quiz  Cide Ways 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, alexis722, Apr 25 13

There's a sober side and a funny side, and then there's -cide, meaning killing of ____. Decide which cide fits best. Enjoy!
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alexis722
Apr 25 13
555 plays
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trivia quiz  Walking With Webster 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, smarmie19, Jul 17 01

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.
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smarmie19
Jul 17 01
2022 plays
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trivia quiz  Three in a Row 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Spontini, Jan 03 18

I will give you a definition of a word. All you have to do is find a single word meaning the same thing and which contains three consecutive vowels. The number of letters and first letter of the word is provided as a help.
Average
Spontini gold member
Jan 03 18
156 plays
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trivia quiz  Word Definitions I 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, Oct 12 02

In this quiz, I'll give you the definition, and you choose the word that best fits that definition. Have fun!
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mkp51
Oct 12 02
1722 plays
85.
trivia quiz  Words that End With ET 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, diamondjim68, Nov 05 09

I'll give you the meaning of a word, just add ET to mean a new word. Good luck with the quiz.
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diamondjim68
Nov 05 09
744 plays
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trivia quiz  Word Definitions 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Mink, Jul 20 01

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
Mink
Jul 20 01
1611 plays
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trivia quiz  Vowels Wonders 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Matthew_07, Sep 28 12

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
Matthew_07
Sep 28 12
342 plays
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trivia quiz  Ghosts of Language Past 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, wordnerd, Jun 24 02

Words that were once in common use, but are now effectively dead. I give you the word, you give me the meaning.
Tough
wordnerd
Jun 24 02
912 plays
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trivia quiz  Dual Connotations 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, wild_gal_17, May 06 01

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
wild_gal_17
May 06 01
3858 plays
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trivia quiz  Places Of Residence 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Sep 30 02

This quiz deals with vocabulary about where people (and animals) live. Multiple choice in all cases.
Average
flem-ish
Sep 30 02
2109 plays
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