Meaning of “inquisitive” in the English Dictionary

"inquisitive" in British English

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inquisitiveadjective

uk /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.tɪv/ us /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.t̬ɪv/
inquisitively
adverb uk /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.tɪv.li/ us /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.t̬ɪv.li/

The mouse looked around the room inquisitively.
inquisitiveness
noun [ U ] uk /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.tɪv.nəs/ us /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.t̬ɪv.nəs/

(Definition of “inquisitive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inquisitive" in American English

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inquisitiveadjective

us /ɪnˈkwɪz·ə·t̬ɪv/

(of a person or a person’s behavior) eager to know a lot about people or things:

an inquisitive mind
Our neighbors are too inquisitive.

(Definition of “inquisitive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)