Synonyms for inquisitive

Synonyms for (adj) inquisitive

Synonyms: speculative, questioning, wondering, inquisitive

Definition: showing curiosity

Usage: if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive; raised a speculative eyebrow

Similar words: curious

Definition: eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)

Usage: a curious child is a teacher's delight; a trap door that made me curious; curious investigators; traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers; curious about the neighbor's doings

Synonyms: inquisitive

Definition: inquiring or appearing to inquire

Usage: an inquiring look; the police are proverbially inquisitive

Similar words: inquiring

Definition: given to inquiry

Usage: an inquiring mind

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