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Obscure Words Quiz

What's the meaning of this? 12 Questions.

 
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Define the meaning of “Polysemic”?

  • relating to parrots
  • a mathematical expression
  • having multiple meanings
  • having extra digits (toes/fingers)

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What does the word “Zedonk” mean?

  • the offspring of a Zebra and Donkey
  • a fool or a simpleton
  • a draughtsman’s term
  • a part of the brain

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What does the word “Flibbertigibbet” mean?

  • a fool or simpleton
  • a chattering flighty person
  • a wooden shed
  • a children’s parade

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Define the meaning of “Bezoar”?

  • a morsel/scrap of food left from a meal
  • an extraordinary or unusual thing
  • a thick soup
  • a hard ball of hair or vegetable fibre

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Define the meaning of ”Lollapalooza”?

  • a punctuation mark
  • a type of shawl
  • a music festival
  • a pushchair

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Define the meaning of “Callithumpian”?

  • a noisy parade
  • a religious event
  • an underground tunnel
  • a type of Elephant

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Define the meaning of “Interrobang”?

  • a conference
  • , a collection of manuscripts
  • the answer to an arithmetical problem
  • a combination of question mark/exclamation mark

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Define the meaning of “Quincunx”?

  • an animal relating to the cat family
  • a mythical five headed monster
  • a geometric pattern
  • a children's game

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Define the meaning of “Ort”?

  • an Austrian castle
  • a scrap of food left from a meal
  • a tactic in warfare
  • a medical treatment

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Define the word “Slumgullion”?

  • a homeless person
  • a breed of cat
  • a meat and vegetable stew
  • an open sewer

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Define the meaning of “Bruxer”?

  • a person who grinds their teeth
  • a shallow canal
  • a type of rabbit
  • an optical lens

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Define the meaning of “Snickersee”?

  • a substance to induce sneezing
  • a large knife
  • foolish babbling speech
  • nickname of a bird

 

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