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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!
113 Definitions quizzes and 1,582 Definitions trivia questions.
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  Vocabulary Quick Quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
How polished are your vocabulary skills? I will you you a definition, and you choose the correct term. But be quick! There are other vocabulary quizzes to explore!
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 07 22
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Aug 07 22
353 plays
2.
  What Does That Mean? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
You know those words you hear and you're not sure what they mean? In books you'd rely on context to get by, but when they're on their own, is it that easy? Let's see if you can work these out in isolation.
Easier, 10 Qns, rossian, Mar 11 22
Easier
rossian editor
Mar 11 22
615 plays
3.
  Definition Given, Choose the Word - 10 questions - 2 mins
Maybe they are a part of your lexicon already, or perhaps not. Whatever the case, can you select the words that correctly match the given definitions?
Easier, 10 Qns, reedy, Mar 08 22
Easier
reedy gold member
Mar 08 22
565 plays
4.
  You May Not Know Me great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Here are some fairly uncommon words, but you have a 50-50 chance of selecting the correct one if you don't already know it.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Apr 13 22
Easier
looney_tunes editor
Apr 13 22
474 plays
5.
  Special Words, Special Meanings great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
In this quiz there are some words with special or curious characteristics. All you need to do is to match the description to the word in each case. This quiz assumes the vowels are a, e, i, o, and u - the traditional vowels of the Roman alphabet.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, masfon, Jan 12 21
Very Easy
masfon gold member
Jan 12 21
785 plays
6.
  Tough Word Vocabulary - 10 questions - 2 mins
This is a quiz on word definitions. I will give the definition and you pick the word that matches it. Feel free to consult the dictionary if necessary. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, cardsfan_027, Apr 13 22
Easier
cardsfan_027 gold member
Apr 13 22
343 plays
7.
  What Do These Words Mean? best quiz - 25 questions - 4 mins
In this quiz I will give you the definition of the word and you have to choose the correct word. Sounds easy, right?
Average, 25 Qns, DakotaNorth, Mar 20 22
Average
DakotaNorth gold member
Mar 20 22
12274 plays
8.
  Be Careful What You Ask For great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A boating trip on the Thames sounds a delightful prospect! But first of all we need to go shopping for a few essentials, just be careful what you ask for...or face the consequences.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, emiloony, Aug 29 20
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Very Easy
emiloony
Aug 29 20
1262 plays
9.
  Lexical Tinder Dates top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
You've matched with ten people on Tinder! Based on each person's profile, what kind of date will you plan? The word to match will be given in capital letters.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyCaitriona, Sep 13 17
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
LadyCaitriona gold member
Sep 13 17
634 plays
10.
  Crystal Ball Stumpers 4 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you match these ten recent Crystal Ball words with their meanings? Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, Creedy, Jun 16 17
Easier
Creedy gold member
Jun 16 17
809 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What do you call a person who studies the throat?

From Quiz "Digestion Questioners"




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  Overachieving Definitions - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz takes you on an odd journey, directed by defining clues for ten long "overachieving" words from a Word Wizard Mini-Game scoreboard in June 2017. Figure out which word matches each leg of the trip.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Nealzineatser, Jul 02 17
Very Easy
Nealzineatser gold member
Jul 02 17
667 plays
12.
  What Do They Mean? - 10 questions - 3 mins
I present to you ten unusual words, and all you have to do is select the correct definition.
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Dec 28 21
Average
ozzz2002 gold member
Dec 28 21
288 plays
13.
  More Weird Words - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match each weird word to the proper definition.
Easier, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Feb 01 20
Easier
nyirene330
Feb 01 20
540 plays
14.
  Malvern Vocab Quiz Lesson 1 popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 3 mins
This is Vocab Lesson 1, it applies to all the classes because we all used the same book this year. Other lessons will be soon to come, just give me some time.
Very Easy, 20 Qns, tjsoccer15, Nov 10 19
Very Easy
tjsoccer15
Nov 10 19
4020 plays
15.
  Uncommon Words from A to Z popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
From Abditive to Zamboni, match each word with the proper definition.
Easier, 10 Qns, nyirene330, May 06 17
Easier
nyirene330
May 06 17
592 plays
16.
  Vocabulary Fun popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you know your vocabulary? If so, you should do well on this word quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, SKR, Jul 15 17
Average
SKR
Jul 15 17
9415 plays
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Listen to these people talk as they use a big or unfamiliar word each time they speak. Can you tell by what they say what the unfamiliar word means? You may know the meaning of more words than you realize. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, oscarguy, Nov 19 17
Easier
oscarguy
Nov 19 17
4720 plays
18.
  Weird Words - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match these weird words with their correct definitions.
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Dec 24 19
Average
nyirene330
Dec 24 19
406 plays
19.
  Intentionally Easy Meanings - 10 questions - 2 mins
Today's society has lost faith in its education system. Let's see if they're right.
Easier, 10 Qns, DeiDei, Jan 31 16
Easier
DeiDei
4922 plays
20.
  It's The End Of The Word As We Know It great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Suffixes are part of our daily language use, but do you know what each suffix group denotes when it appears at the end of a word? Match the suffix to the correct definition.
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, Sep 16 17
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Average
kino76 gold member
Sep 16 17
423 plays
21.
  Defining Moments - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the word to the proper definition.
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Nov 16 19
Average
nyirene330
Nov 16 19
349 plays
22.
  Let's Play a Game of Crambo great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Crambo is a centuries-old word guessing game with a focus on rhyming. Assume the role of a player deciphering which vocabulary word is being described. All vocabulary words will rhyme. Example in first question.
Average, 10 Qns, MacaroniPants, Jan 25 12
Average
MacaroniPants
536 plays
23.
  Digestion Questioners - 10 questions - 2 mins
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!
Easier, 10 Qns, body4me, Aug 12 22
Easier
body4me
Aug 12 22
1684 plays
24.
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, Pat6789, Sep 08 22
Tough
Pat6789
Sep 08 22
5383 plays
25.
  More Misunderstood Words - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the descriptions with the correct words.
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Apr 09 22
Average
nyirene330
Apr 09 22
916 plays
26.
  It's an "L" of a Quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
My favorite game here at Fun Trivia is Word Wizard, so I have taken it upon my self to do a word definition quiz with a little humor added. Hopefully I have done so without offending anyone.
Average, 10 Qns, Irishrosy, Aug 02 11
Average
Irishrosy
1315 plays
27.
  Tough English Vocabulary 101 popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 2 mins
I'll give you a definition, and you match it with the words. All are multiple choice. Good luck!
Easier, 15 Qns, myth_god, Mar 16 18
Easier
myth_god
Mar 16 18
5631 plays
28.
  The Erudite Nero Wolfe - 10 questions - 5 mins
Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe is an eccentric genius who occasionally employs words that are not at all well-known. From the clues given, can you deduce the meanings of ten such words? [No spoilers.]
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Sep 03 17
Average
lowtechmaster
Sep 03 17
464 plays
29.
  Call My Bluff - 10 questions - 8 mins
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, awkins, May 19 19
Tough
awkins
May 19 19
1407 plays
30.
  Funniest Words Ever - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, heatherlois, Oct 13 15
Average
heatherlois gold member
834 plays
31.
  Call My Bluff 3 - 10 questions - 6 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Oct 01 13
Average
awkins
1150 plays
32.
  Words You Can Chew On - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, jellow_10, Sep 04 13
Average
jellow_10
4934 plays
33.
  Thingummyjigs and Whatchamacallits popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A general quiz about thingummybobs, whatsits and doodads.
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, Apr 29 17
Average
kino76 gold member
Apr 29 17
413 plays
34.
  Are You a Walking Dictionary? - 25 questions - 9 mins
A simple quiz, I'll give you the dictionary meaning, or meanings - you give me the word! Some are difficult, some are quite easy, some are multiple choice, some are not!
Difficult, 25 Qns, Engadine, Sep 25 18
Difficult
Engadine
Sep 25 18
3978 plays
35.
  Higher - 10 questions - 5 mins
In this quiz the one-word answer to the first question will, when put after the word higher, create a two word phrase or compound word. The answer to question two will create a two word phrase or compound word with the answer to question one and so on.
Easier, 10 Qns, j-zilch, Dec 06 14
Easier
j-zilch
541 plays
36.
  Random Trip through Dictionary Land - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here is a random trip through dictionary land, English is a rich language if you only look into its treasure chests.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jul 26 16
Average
Bruyere editor
Jul 26 16
2853 plays
37.
  Walking With Webster - 15 questions - 3 mins
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, smarmie19, Mar 28 14
Average
smarmie19
2077 plays
38.
  Tough Vocab - 25 questions - 4 mins
This is some Vocabulary I took out of a dictionary and memorized. I will give you the definition, you give me the words.
Average, 25 Qns, benji512, Aug 20 22
Average
benji512
Aug 20 22
2247 plays
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  Word Definitions Multiple Choice Quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
How big is your vocabulary? Try to pick the correct definitions to words in this fairly easy quiz.
Average, 15 Qns, stalkworthybabe, Aug 29 22
Average
stalkworthybabe
Aug 29 22
3241 plays
40.
  10 Word Power Questions - 10 questions - 3 mins
You will be quizzed on the meanings of many different words. Get out your dictionaries!
Average, 10 Qns, Eema-U, Nov 19 17
Average
Eema-U
Nov 19 17
2055 plays
41.
  Random Promenade Through The Dictionary - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, Bruyere, Apr 21 02
Average
Bruyere editor
2002 plays
42.
  Dictionary Depths - 15 questions - 4 mins
This quiz digs and delves deep into the dark depths of the dictionary. It should be a challenge. Please note that this is not American specific and uses words from all areas English is used.
Tough, 15 Qns, Bruyere, Dec 31 21
Tough
Bruyere editor
Dec 31 21
739 plays
43.
  Dual Connotations - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, wild_gal_17, Mar 19 12
Average
wild_gal_17
3925 plays
44.
  WebsterWorld1 - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, bigwoo, Feb 17 13
Average
bigwoo gold member
2756 plays
45.
  Obfuscated Definitions - 15 questions - 10 mins
The objective is to identify common objects that are described quite precisely, I hope, but in an obscure way.
Difficult, 15 Qns, OldOne, Sep 05 09
Difficult
OldOne
402 plays
46.
  Dr Johnson's English - 25 questions - 5 mins
Dr Johnson compiled his dictionary in 1755, and would have been very familiar with the following words; however, they have since fallen into disuse, so I'll give you the word, you select the correct meaning.
Tough, 25 Qns, kittyconner, Dec 03 21
Tough
kittyconner
Dec 03 21
846 plays
47.
  Do You Know The Meaning? - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'll give you the word, you pick the definition. Try doing these without looking them up! Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, wildangels, Dec 18 15
Average
wildangels
1207 plays
48.
  Dictionary Definitions - 10 questions - 4 mins
How well do you know the dictionary? Here is a little quiz. Good Luck and Have Fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, thelowspark, Feb 27 18
Tough
thelowspark
Feb 27 18
2094 plays
49.
  Call My Bluff II - 10 questions - 7 mins
Join me as I again return to the days of old and revisit the quiz show 'Call My Bluff'. Two teams would take it in turns to describe an obscure word, which the opposite team would have to correctly identify. Only one description is the true one.
Tough, 10 Qns, awkins, Jul 25 21
Tough
awkins
Jul 25 21
573 plays
50.
  Word Definitions I - 10 questions - 3 mins
In this quiz, I'll give you the definition, and you choose the word that best fits that definition. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, Jan 29 05
Average
mkp51
1845 plays
51.
  The Ultimate Word Definitions Quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Mink, Aug 14 13
Difficult
Mink
1635 plays
52.
  WebsterWorld 2 - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quick quiz on word definitions.
Average, 10 Qns, bigwoo, Apr 28 20
Average
bigwoo gold member
Apr 28 20
1338 plays
53.
  Ghosts of Language Past - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, wordnerd, Jun 24 02
Tough
wordnerd
936 plays
54.
  Vocabulary Trivia - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here is a short vocabulary quiz. I will give you a definition, choose which word it is defining. Have fun!
Difficult, 10 Qns, munkaman, Apr 16 20
Difficult
munkaman
Apr 16 20
1186 plays
55.
  Unusual Adjectives - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are 10 questions on some rather unusual adjectives. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, nerthus, Oct 24 21
Average
nerthus
Oct 24 21
2053 plays
56.
  What Am I? - 10 questions - 6 mins
The answer to each question is a single word that relates to all of the clues. Put on your thinking caps.
Tough, 10 Qns, mcglee, Jan 31 04
Tough
mcglee
1008 plays
57.
  10 Word Definitions Questions - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'll supply the definition, you supply the word.
Average, 10 Qns, wizardofgore, Dec 05 08
Average
wizardofgore
1546 plays
58.
  What Do You Mean? (1) - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'll give you a word you tell me what it means. Remember this is during Elizabethan times. Have a blast:-)
Average, 10 Qns, Piecrust, Aug 31 22
Average
Piecrust
Aug 31 22
1716 plays
59.
  Vocab Attack! - 5 questions - 3 mins
This is a vocabulary quiz that requires some thinking. You could end up inputting the wrong thing if you are not careful.
Average, 5 Qns, Violx, Dec 03 17
Average
Violx
Dec 03 17
2959 plays
60.
  What Do You Mean? (3) - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is my final quiz on Elizabethan language. By now I hope you can at least say a few phrases. Hope you have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, Piecrust, Oct 21 22
Tough
Piecrust
Oct 21 22
945 plays
61.
  Word Definitions II - 10 questions - 3 mins
Try your hand at these! I'll give you the definition; you give me the word defined. None of these should be too difficult. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, Oct 10 22
Average
mkp51
Oct 10 22
999 plays
62.
  Definitions of Words - 15 questions - 6 mins
This quiz is on words I randomly picked from the Random House dictionary. It is difficult and there may be a different answer to a question. If there is, feel free to send me the answer and I may put it on the quiz. Enjoy.
Tough, 15 Qns, catfriedrice, Sep 09 21
Tough
catfriedrice
Sep 09 21
1671 plays
63.
  What Do You Mean? (2) - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is my second quiz on Elizabethan language. Hope you enjoy it!!!
Average, 10 Qns, Piecrust, Apr 22 02
Average
Piecrust
1062 plays
64.
  Vocabulary Test (No Dictionary Allowed!) - 10 questions - 3 mins
Words are wonderful, but some of them we just don't get to use as often as others. Try to choose the correct word from the definition. Remember, if you use a dictionary, it isn't a challenge!
Average, 10 Qns, cindysky, May 23 16
Average
cindysky
May 23 16
1708 plays
65.
  Words, Words and More Words - 10 questions - 5 mins
Taking this little quiz may add a word or two to your vocabulary. Then again, maybe not. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, sportcon, Nov 04 22
Tough
sportcon
Nov 04 22
1480 plays
66.
  Changing World of English Vocabulary - 10 questions - 7 mins
Word-forms and word-meanings do change. Housewives became hussies, and philanderers (literally: man-lovers) became flirts. This quiz requires you to link old meanings with new ones and gives first and last letters as hints.
Average, 10 Qns, chrissie_26, Jan 26 13
Average
chrissie_26
1254 plays
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