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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 122 quizzes and 1,410 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Killing and Killers cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Lord_Digby, Mar 26 09

The English language has words that relate to killing and killers. How many of these words do you know?
Easy
Lord_Digby
Mar 26 09
2430 plays
32.
match quiz  I've Still Got Your 'Back' 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, DizWiz, Jul 23 17

Here are more 'back' words on the left to match to the word on the right that best fits the meaning. Still no backing out allowed....
Very Easy
DizWiz gold member
Jul 23 17
621 plays
33.
match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Eight 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Nov 14 16

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Very Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Nov 14 16
1017 plays
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match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Six 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Oct 25 16

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Very Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Oct 25 16
1230 plays
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trivia quiz  It's an "L" of a Quiz 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Irishrosy, Aug 02 11

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
Irishrosy
Aug 02 11
894 plays
36.
match quiz  Free Comps! 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Jordanar18, Dec 22 18

Trivia compatriots: please complete this un-complicated computerized quiz, comprised of a compilation of verbs beginning with "comp". All definitions come from Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, and etymology info comes from the Online Etymology Dictionary.
Very Easy
Jordanar18
Dec 22 18
429 plays
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match quiz  Valentine Vocabulary for Sardonic Singles 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gracious1, Feb 27 19

No match for Valentine's Day? Well then, try an incisive Match Quiz on Valentine-related vocabulary, geared specifically for those for whom this day is not the highlight of the year. All of these words are uncommon, and many are obsolete or archaic.
Average
gracious1 gold member
Feb 27 19
270 plays
38.
match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Nine 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Mar 18 17

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Mar 18 17
777 plays
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trivia quiz  My Way 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Jun 20 12

Yes, there were times, I'm sure you knew... when I bit off more questions than I could chew. Here are ten of them, to be answered "My Way" - all words to be found here end in "-way".
Average
WesleyCrusher editor
Jun 20 12
387 plays
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match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Five 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Oct 18 16

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Oct 18 16
1272 plays
41.
trivia quiz  Tough English Vocabulary 101 15 questions
Easy, 15 Qns, myth_god, Jun 11 00

I'll give you a definition, and you match it with the words. All are multiple choice. Good luck!
Easy
myth_god
Jun 11 00
5439 plays
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trivia quiz  High Five! 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, wanna_be19, Mar 23 07

This test is all about words made up with five letters like "snake", "house", "brand" and the like. Think it's easy? Take the quiz to find out...
Tough
wanna_be19
Mar 23 07
1356 plays
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trivia quiz  Thingummyjigs and Whatchamacallits 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, Apr 28 17

A general quiz about thingummybobs, whatsits and doodads.
Average
kino76
Apr 28 17
375 plays
44.
trivia quiz  Good Things Don't End in -EUM 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Feb 12 14

Homer Simpson asserts: "Good things don't end in -EUM, they end in -MANIA...or -TERIA." Is he right?
Average
kyleisalive editor
Feb 12 14
393 plays
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trivia quiz  1000 Words on Brevity 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Oct 06 13

Poll lives in the Land of 1,000 Dwarves where everyone, somehow, comes up a little short. See if you can recognise some of his friends and their issues.
Average
pollucci19 gold member
Oct 06 13
471 plays
46.
trivia quiz  Malvern Vocab Quiz Lesson 1 20 questions
Very Easy, 20 Qns, tjsoccer15, May 07 02

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
tjsoccer15
May 07 02
3726 plays
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match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Seven 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Nov 02 16

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Nov 02 16
807 plays
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trivia quiz  Adjectives ending in -ous 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Buguru, Jan 26 02

In this quiz you are served up an adjective ending in -ous. You have to choose the correct meaning from one of the four choices. Easy? Well, maybe not. Most of these adjectives aren't very common.
Average
Buguru
Jan 26 02
4755 plays
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match quiz  Words Too Easily Confused, Set Two 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Sep 17 16

Some English words are entirely too much like others, while having completely different meanings. How many of these too-similar words can you properly sort?
Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Sep 17 16
1125 plays
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trivia quiz  Men Have Got a Lot to Answer For! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Mar 13 15

Yes, men have got a lot to answer for! You don't have to belong to Mensa to understand this menagerie of words beginning with MEN. Can you define their meaning?
Average
Plodd
Mar 13 15
426 plays
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trivia quiz  The Erudite Nero Wolfe 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Sep 03 17

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
lowtechmaster gold member
Sep 03 17
348 plays
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trivia quiz  More Four Letter Words 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, spanishliz, Feb 01 01

Just choose the definition you think is correct. As with the previous quiz, all words can be found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary.
Average
spanishliz editor
Feb 01 01
2994 plays
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trivia quiz  N's Never Nonsocial 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, salami_swami, Dec 03 11

Not every word starting with the "N" sound has to start with an N. Sometimes, N is very social, and doesn't mind being the second letter of a word. Take the quiz to find out what I mean. Forgive me for the title; it had to be alliterative.
Average
salami_swami gold member
Dec 03 11
501 plays
54.
match quiz  Uncommon Words from A to Z 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, nyirene330, May 06 17

From Abditive to Zamboni, match each word with the proper definition.
Easy
nyirene330
May 06 17
537 plays
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trivia quiz  Vocabulary Fun 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, SKR, Jun 15 00

Do you know your vocabulary? If so, you should do well on this word quiz.
Average
SKR
Jun 15 00
9180 plays
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match quiz  Overachieving Definitions 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Nealzineatser, Jul 02 17

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
Nealzineatser gold member
Jul 02 17
480 plays
57.
trivia quiz  Crazy Job Descriptions 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, ravenskye, Dec 02 00

The following questions describe occupations. Some are more serious definitions, some not so. But all of the words end in -ing. Ready, set, go!
Average
ravenskye
Dec 02 00
5919 plays
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match quiz  Diss Words for Eliza Doolittle 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Mar 19 17

Eliza just embarrassed Henry Higgins by screaming "bloody right"! Let's help her by matching her lower class terms of disrespect with the term a refined lady would use that would be less offensive or politically correct.
Average
SixShutouts66 gold member
Mar 19 17
285 plays
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trivia quiz  Digestion Questioners 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, body4me, Sep 15 08

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!
Easy
body4me
Sep 15 08
1626 plays
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trivia quiz  Unusual Adjectives 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nerthus, Apr 13 01

Here are 10 questions on some rather unusual adjectives. Enjoy!
Average
nerthus
Apr 13 01
1860 plays
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