Translation of quizzical in Spanish:


socarrón, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈkwɪzɪk(ə)l//ˈkwɪzək(ə)l/


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    • They have quizzical expressions, they're posed in awkward, falling-puppy positions.
    • At my every punchline the nervous titters grow fewer, the expressions in the front row more furrowed and quizzical.
    • At the best of times, science leaves me with a quizzical expression on my face and a less than articulate ‘eh?’
    • I recall the quizzical expressions of my classmates who wondered why an apparently healthy girl should suddenly report ill.
    • I almost had to laugh when I saw the quizzical expression on her face.
    • They have warmth and a slightly quizzical expression, as though she would like to answer my unspoken questions.
    • Ten seconds later, I turned back, wondering at his silence, and he was looking back at me with a quizzical expression.
    • The Finn never rose to the bait, either feigning an inability to understand the question or flat-batting inquiries with a quizzical shrug and a nondescript answer.
    • He stood up and looked around curiously, a quizzical expression on his face.
    • He is also a friendly, decent man whose mild and quizzical gaze provides the movie's sole point of view.
    • He rolled the cigar in his fingers for a moment, then scrutinized his aide, his expression quizzical.
    • She played innocent though as she turned to look at him, arching an eyebrow with a quizzical expression.
    • But if his rugby talent has rarely been questioned, his mental attitude has raised the odd quizzical eyebrow.
    • Her expression is pained, quizzical and defensive, as if expecting a tirade of criticism at every turn.
    • Often this is met with a quizzical expression and a demand for me to explain what I am asking them.
    • He has aged remarkably little, he wears the same white shirt, and the face has the same quizzical expression today as it did in 1965.
    • On his face is the most comical, quizzical expression, which is probably exactly how most of us would look if stuffed.
    • Now the mirror gives back this balding chap with a quizzical expression.
    • Adele looked at him, a quizzical expression on her face.
    • Theodore didn't say anything; he merely looked at David with a quizzical expression.