Meaning of “inquisitor” in the English Dictionary

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"inquisitor" in British English

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inquisitornoun [ C ]

uk /ɪnˈkwɪz.ɪ.tər/ us /ɪnˈkwɪz.ɪ.t̬ɚ/ formal disapproving

someone who asks a lot of questions:

The prime minister found himself arraigned before the media inquisitors.

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