Definitions for inquisitiveɪnˈkwɪz ɪ tɪv
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inquisitive, speculative, questioning, wondering(a)(adj)
"if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"
inquiring or appearing to inquire
"an inquiring look"; "the police are proverbially inquisitive"
Eager to acquire knowledge.
Too curious; overly interested; nosy.
Origin: Late 14th Century, from Old French: inquisitif, from Late Latin: inquisitivus, from Latin: inquisitus, past participle of inquirere, also see: inquire.
disposed to ask questions, especially in matters which do not concern the inquirer
given to examination, investigation, or research; searching; curious
a person who is inquisitive; one curious in research
Translations for inquisitive
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- tiedonhaluinen, tiedonjanoinen, uteliasFinnish
- ziņkārīgs, ziņkārsLatvian
- nieuwsgierig, inquisitiefDutch
- wścibski, ciekawskiPolish
- пытливый, любопытный, любознательныйRussian
- radoznao, радознао, знатижељан, znatiželjanSerbo-Croatian
- vetgirig, nyfikenSwedish
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